“I read Dr. Gálvez’s book, Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico, when I was a master’s student here and her work really sparks my interests in studies on immigration, unequal exchange, and the world food system depends on the western hegemonic arrangements.,” says Yue Xu, CSU Sociology Ph.D. student.

Dr. Alyshia Gálvez is a cultural and medical anthropologist and a professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at Lehman College at City University of New York (CUNY). Her research interests include public health, cultural and medical anthropology, migration, performance, citizenship, reproduction, religion, Latin America, and Latinxs in the United States. This information and much more can be found on Dr. Gálvez’s profile at CUNY.