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Carmen A. Ferradás

Associate Professor



Ferradás is a social anthropologist interested in the critical analysis of the impact of development processes in local populations. She has studied popular responses to hydroelectric projects and resettlement policies in Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil. She has also conducted action research with students among Southeast Asian refugees in the Binghamton area. She is currently studying global-local dynamics in three frontier cities in the Latin American Southern-Cone. Her interests include anthropology and development; social impact assessment; social movements; Latin America; communication and discourse analysis; globalization and localism.


  • PhD, MPhil, City University of New York

Research Interests

  • Anthropology and Development
  • Political Ecology
  • Consumption
  • Urban Anthropology
  • Borders
  • Globalization
  • Latin America