Selina Gallo-Cruz, professor of sociology at the College of Holy Cross, has recently held visiting fellowships at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame and the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. She is writing a book on marginalization, mobilization, and power in women’s movements to resist state violence in Argentina, Serbia, and Liberia. Prior research includes studies on global political change and the growing role of NGOs in nonviolent movements, mobilization against foreign military training in Latin America, and developments in cultural and political theory. Her research has been published or is forthcoming in Sociological Forum, Research in Social Movements, Conflict, and Change, Interface, Social Movement Studies, The International Studies Compendium Project, and a number of edited volumes. She earned her Ph.D. at Emory University and her BA, cum laude and with departmental honors, from Wellesley College.

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