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History Department

Sara Auclair


B.A. History & Spanish (2014),

Sara Auclair

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Colonial and Modern Latin American History, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity

Biography


Sara Auclair is a Graduate Student in of History Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research is on nineteenth- and twentieth- century Latin America, comparative, gender studies and social history. She is interested in the histories of masculinity and machismo, as both practices and representations, and the role of gender and race in acts of mass violence in modern Latin America. Her current research project is a comparative analysis of case studies in which various actors employ rape, controlled reproduction, and sexual mutilation as weapons of terror. 

As New Hampshire native, Sara moved to Ohio in 2010 to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Akron. In 2014, she graduated summa cum laude with major focuses in Spanish and History, a minor focus in Sociology and a certificate in Latin American studies. Ms. Auclair received the Robert E. Harris and Lucille S. Harris Scholarship in history for three consecutive years, the Cathryn Carroll Taliaferro Scholarship, and two Top Ten Senior Awards. Looking to expand her world and academic perspectives, she began graduate studies in Latin American history the following fall.

 

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