Dr Jenna Murray De Lopez


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Jenna has an MA and PHD in Social Anthropology from the University of Manchester. Her doctoral research focussed on political economy and maternal health and identity in Chiapas, Mexico. She has a professional background in Reproductive and Sexual Health promotion and HIV prevention in both the UK and Mexico. Jenna worked previously as a lecturer in Social Work and Social Policy and she joined HCRI in 2016 as a lecturer in Humanitarian Studies (Global Health/Medical Humanitarian Aid).   Her research interests are family life, intimate relationships and life-course in societies affected by violence and/or conflict.  Her research region is principally, though not exclusive to Latin America.


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Lecturer in Social Work, The University of Salford

1 Apr 201030 Aug 2016

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Education / academic qualifications

  • 2016 - Doctor of Philosophy, Becoming (M)Other: Political Economy and Maternal Transition in Chiapas, Mexico, The University of Manchester (2011 - 2016)

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