notes on infra-structures and mobilities


Lorenia Salgado-Leos is a Doctoral Candidate in Hispanic Studies at the University of British Columbia. She holds an MA in Comparative Literature from San Diego State University and a BA in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her dissertation, Infrastructures of Mobility, explores 21st century migrancy across the Americas. She focuses on movements from Haiti, Central America, Mexico, and the United States. Her research interests include Borders, (Post)Migration, and (Im)Mobility Studies; Philosophy, Law, and Literature. She is a Sessional Lecturer at The Social Justice Institute (GRSJ) and a Fellow at the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS).

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Lorenia’s teaching integrates a variety of learner-centred methodologies, pedagogical strategies, and technological design models to keep students thinking critically and engaged. Fostering a stimulating and dynamic multimodal environment, she incorporates interaction and collaboration by students, having an active role within and beyond the classroom.

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The UBC Vancouver campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, and occupied territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking Musqueam peoples.

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