Sarah England, PhD
Associate Dean of Students
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Title IX and Section 504 Deputy Coordinator for Students
- Ph.D. in Socio-cultural Anthropology, University of California, Davis
- M.A. in Socio-cultural Anthropology, University of California, Davis
- B.A. with highest honors in Socio-cultural Anthropology, minor in Spanish, University of Texas at Austin
- 2014 - Present, Associate Dean of Students, Soka University of America
- 2002 - Present, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Soka University of America
- Gender and Sexuality in Central America
- Violence against Women in Central America
- Media Representations of Violence against Women in Guatemala
- Detention and Deportation Regime
- Central American Immigration to the US and deportation
Selected Papers, Publications, Presentations, & Exhibits
- Afro-Hondurans in New York City: Garifuna Tales of Transnational Movements in Racialized Space, University Press of Florida, 2006
- 2014 “Protecting a Woman’s Honor or Protecting her Sexual Freedom? Challenging the Guatemalan Patriarchal State through reforms to Sexual Violence Legislation.” Latin American Perspectives, vol. 41 (1).
- 2013 “Hombres contra la Violencia de Género: Replanteando la Masculinidad en Guatemala.” Anuario de Estudios Centroamericanos, Volume 39, University of Costa Rica.
- 2010 Afro-Hondurans in the Chocolate City: Garifuna, Katrina, and the Advantages of Racial Invisibility in the Nuevo New Orleans. In The Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies 3(4):31-55.
- 2010 Mixed and Multiracial in Trinidad and Honduras: Rethinking Mixed-Race Identities in Latin America and the Caribbean. In Ethnic and Racial Studies 32(2).
- 2008 Reading the Dougla Body: Mixed-Race, Post-Race, and other Narratives of what it Means to be Mixed in Trinidad. Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies 3(1).
- 2004 "Auténtica cultura africana en Honduras? Los afro-centroamericanos desafían el mestizaje indo-hispánico hondureño," Memorias del mestizaje. Charles Hale, Dario Euraque, and Jeffrey Gould, eds. CIRMA: Antigua, Guatemala.
- 1999 "Negotiating Race and Place in the Garifuna Diaspora: Identity Formation and Transnational Grassroots Politics in New York City and Honduras," Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 6(1).
Courses Taught at SUA
- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- Gender and Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Perspective
- Race and Ethnicity
- Indigenous Peoples of Latin America
- Inequality, Repression, and Resistance in Central America
- Latin American/US Transnational Migration
- Core I and II
- Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
- Introduction to Latin American Studies
- Learning Clusters on Human Rights in Guatemala
Selected Honors & Awards
- Fullbright Research Fellowship (declined), 2007
- Faculty Fellows Award, UC System-wide Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship, Division of Social Sciences, University of California, Davis, 2001-02
- American Sociological Association, International Migration Section, Honorable Mention for best Graduate Student Paper, 2000
- University of California President’s Dissertation-Year Writing Fellowship, 1998-1999
- University of California, Davis, Humanities Institute Presidential Pre-doctoral Fellowship. 1991 National Science Foundation, Honorable Mention, 1991-1997
- Tulane University, Scholarship for Summer Kakchikel Course, 1990
- University of Texas at Austin, Special Honors in Anthropology, 1990
- University of Texas at Austin, College Scholar, 1990
- University of Texas at Austin, Eva Stevenson Woods Endowed Presidential Scholarship, 1990