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Alyshia Gálvez

Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies | Lehman College, City University of New York
"Vampire Capitalism: New Guises of Colonialism in a Post-Labor and Post-Migration Age"

Academic Interests:

Religion, migration, performance, citizenship, reproduction, medical anthropology, Latin America, and Latinos in the United States

Director of the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies


Mexican migration to New York City, focusing especially on two main aspects:

1. religiosity and the role of religious organizations in channeling migrant organization and activism, and

2. pregnancy and childbirth among immigrants and the ways in which they are received by the public health system.


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