Assistant Teaching Professor
Department of Anthropology
Ph.D. in Anthropology, 2013
Race, Gender, and Social Justice Concentration
Advisor, William L. Leap
American University, Washington, DC
Research and Teaching Interests
Latin America, Bolivia, Chile, indigeneity, race, gender, sexuality, performance, aesthetics, sport, political economy, globalization, migration, social media
2016 Social Media in Northern Chile: Posting the Extraordinarily Ordinary. London: University College London Press.
2016 How the World Changed Social Media. by Daniel Miller, Elisabetta Costa, Nell Haynes, Tom McDonald, Razvan Nicolescu, Jolynna Sinanan, Juliano Spyer, Shriram Venkatraman, and Xin Yuan Wang. London: University College London Press.
Articles and Book Chapters
2018 “Why We Post: A Team Approach to Research Dissemination,” (Authors: Daniel Miller, Elisabetta Costa, Laura Haapio-Kirk, Nell Haynes, Tom McDonald, Razvan Nicolescu, Juliano Spyer, Shriram Venkatraman and XinYuan Wang) Pp. 265-269 in Connecting Research and Teaching: Students as Partners in Shaping Higher Education, edited by Vincent Tong, Alex Standen, and Mina Sotiriou. London: UCL Press.
2016 Kiss With a Fist: The Chola's Humor and Humiliation in Bolivian Lucha Libre. Journal of Language and Sexuality. Theme Issue, “Transnational Discourses of Peripheral Sexualities in the Hispanic World.” Michael Horswell and Nuria Godón, eds. 5(2):250-275.
2016 “Contemporary Comparative Anthropology: The Why We Post Project,” (Authors: Daniel Miller, Elisabetta Costa, Laura Haapio-Kirk, Nell Haynes, Jolynna Sinanan, Tom McDonald, Razvan Nicolescu, Juliano Spyer, Shriram Venkatraman and Xinyuan Wang) Ethnos: A Journal of Anthropology.
2015 UnBoliviable Bouts: Gender and Essentialization of Bolivia's Cholitas Luchadoras. Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports: Women Warriors around the World. Alex Channon & Christopher R. Matthews, eds. London: Palgrave Macmillon. Pp 267-283.
2013 Global Cholas: Reworking Tradition and Modernity in Bolivian Lucha Libre. Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 18(3):432-446. Reprinted 2014 Open Anthropology 2(2), special issue "Sport: Pleasure and Violence, Competition and Sociality."
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Works in Progress
Nell Haynes, Eero Laine, Heather Levi, and Sharon Mazer, editors. Professional Wrestling: Politics and Populism. London: Seagull Press, Enactments Series, Richard Schechner, Series Editor.
“Writing on the Walls: Discourses on Bolivian Immigrants in Chilean Meme Humor” International Journal of Communication special section on “Extreme Speech Online,” Sahana Udupa and Matti Pohjonen, eds.
‘Overloaded like a Bolivian Truck’: Discursive constructions of gender, race, and nationalism in northern Chilean memes. Journal of Language and Sexuality special issue on "Constructing the Digital Self in the Global South." Nell Haynes and Baird Campbell, eds.