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Holly Brause

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Ortiz Policy Fellow Academic Year 2017-2018

Profile information: “Holly Brause is a PhD student in the Ethnology subfield of the University of New Mexico Anthropology Department. She holds a BA in Anthropology from Linfield College in Oregon, and a MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Florida. Her research interests include political economy, neoliberalism, trade and border policy, food and agriculture, the U.S./Mexico border, and Latin America. Her current research is based on the ethnographic investigation of the chile industry in southern New Mexico and northern Chihuahua. Holly was raised on a small farm in Oregon, and enjoys using her agricultural expertise in service of her intellectual pursuits. Her research has been supported by the UNM Department of Anthropology, the UNM Latin American and Iberian Institute, the Graduate and Professional Student Association, and the Office of Graduate Studies.”