Leila Celis

Leila Celis

Professor - Department of Sociology - Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
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Leila Celis has a PhD in political studies from the University of Ottawa (2013) and an MA in political science from the University of Quebec in Montreal (2008). Her research focuses on social movements (women, peasant, indigenous and afrodescendant), violence, human rights and Latin America, through an interdisciplinary approach drawing on political economy, historical sociology and feminist theories. Leila Celis is the director of the Imaginary Research Centre (CRI), a member of the Research Group on the political imaginary of Latin America, and of the Institute of Women’s Studies and Research (IREF).