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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Elizabeth Velasquez Estrada

MA, Social-Activist Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Student



Velasquez is currently conducting fieldwork research on "The Paradoxes of Grassroots Peacemaking" efforts towards a peaceful postwar El Salvador, in El Salvador. She holds a M.A. Degreen in Activist-Social Anthropology from Universtiy of Texas at Austin. 


Grassroots Peacemaking, Transitional Justice, Violence, Gender Relations, Masculinities and Central America

Undergraduate Education

BA Evergreen State College 


2013 IAF Grassroots Development Dissertation Fellow   

2012 SSRC-DPDF: Gender Justice in the Era of Human Rights Fellow 

2011 National Science Foundation: Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellow 

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