Ingrid Hali Tokun Haga Alvarez

Academic Year: 
To Yale
Exchange Partners: 
el Colegio de Mexico
Project Title: 
Latin America and the Holocaust: the Geopolitics of Memory [1938-2017]

Ingrid is currently finishing her studies in International relations at El Colegio de México, with a six month stay at University College London. Her research interests include genocide, politics of memory and the sociobiological effects of traumatic experiences. Her dissertation project traces the emergency of Latin America historical national memories related to the Jewish refugee question during and after the Second World War, particularly in Mexico, Bolivia, Cuba and  Argentina. She has previously done research in Molecular Physiology, Neuroscience, and Bioinformatics.