Migration, mobilities, gender & sexuality, race & ethnicity, Central America, postcolonial feminist theory
B.A., Smith College, Massachusetts
Alex Eleazar (they/she) is a PhD candidate interested in inequalities, identity, and international mobility. Their dissertation focuses on privileged migrants who have relocated to Guatemala, investigating how this is encouraged by digital labor economies, such as remote work, and colonial legacies in the region.
For their Master's degree, Alex’s research centered on the experiences of LGBTQ+ migrants, focusing on identity formation, belonging, and transnational community ties. Alex is a first-generation college student and was a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow.
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociology (Fall 2021)
Teaching Assistant, Queer People of Color in Digital and Traditional Media (Winter 2022)
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sociology (Spring 2022)
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Ethnomethodology (Summer 2022)