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Angela Stuesse

Angela Stuesse is a cultural anthropologist and author of Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South.

Angela Stuesse (Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin 2008) is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in neoliberalism, migration, race, labor, social movements, and activist research. Her book, Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South (University of California Press 2016), explores how Latino migration has transformed the U.S. South and impacted efforts to organize for workplace justice in the poultry industry. She also studies policing, detention, and deportation of Latino communities in the South, and immigrants' access to higher education, with an emphasis on racialized effects and community responses. An Assistant Professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Stuesse previously held appointments at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (UCLA), the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (Ohio State University), and the University of South Florida.