Tamara Álvarez Fernández

Doctoral Candidate, Teaching Fellow, Nova York

Estados Unidos, 2017

Born in Soto del Barco (Asturias) in 1983, Alvarez holds a B.A. in Psychology (Universidades de Salamanca y Oviedo; Windesheim Hogeschool Zwolle, NL, 2006), and a B.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid 2009). In 2010 she was visiting scholar at the University of California, Irvine, and in 2012, after spending a year at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Madrid, Alvarez obtained a Fulbright grant to return to the US. In 2014 she earned her M.A. in Anthropology with distinction at the New School for Social Research in New York, where she presently works towards her PhD. She has taught at Guttman Community College (City University of New York), The New School for Public Engagement (Global Studies Program) and Parsons the New School for Design. Her current research focuses on space settlement projects, in particular the articulations between Euro-American politics, colonial histories and space extractivism in the 21st century race to the Moon. She has given lectures and presentations at The New School, University College London, the European Space Research and Technology Center, University of Lancaster, and Strelka Institute in Moscow. In 2018 she was Teaching Fellow in the Transdisciplinary Design Masters program at Parsons the New School for Design, an interdisciplinary collaboration that continues with her involvement in the Swiss Space Center IgLuna project. Alvarez is member of the Space Generation Advisory Council to the United Nations Space Law and Policy Working Group, the Moon Village Association Cultural Implications Working Group, and For All Moonkind Archaeology, Science and Heritage Council.

LA BECA DE TAMARA

Convocatoria

Estados Unidos, 2017

Universidad o centro de destino

The New School for Social Research

Estudios cursados con la beca

PhD in Anthropology

Especialidad de los estudios cursados con la beca

Antropología social y cultural

Universidad de origen

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Especialidad de origen

Antropología social y cultural