Gabriel A. Torres

Director of Undergraduate Studies


Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Gabriel Torres is a cultural anthropologist who explores questions of race, gender, and nation in contested geographical spaces.  He has studied the relationship between institutional politics and everyday life along the Spanish-Moroccan borderland and in a Jamaican Maroon enclave.  Closer to home, Gabriel has researched how athletes enact various social identities—particularly through the sport of boxing.  Finally, he is involved in a long term collaboration that explores the intellectual history of the culture concept and intersections of American Anthropology and American Philosophy.

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