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Andrea Roman Alfaro (Convener)
Andrea Roman Alfaro is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at the University of Toronto and a Vanier Scholar. She holds a master’s degree in Sociology with a specialization in social development from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Government from Skidmore College, in New York. She has worked as a researcher in different research centers in Peru. She has been a course instructor of sociology in two Peruvian universities and a teaching assistant on courses related to the sociology of crime and law and Indigenous studies. She has also been the executive coordinator of Grupo Sofia, a network of Peruvian women social science scholars promoting gender equality in academia. She is currently a teaching and research assistant in the Department of Sociology at U of T. She is also the sociology and international steward for the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3902 (CUPE 3902). Andrea’s research focuses on the dynamics of violence and gender in Peru.