Zareen Thomas

Zareen Thomas

Visiting Assistant Professor - Sociology and Anthropology

Office: Kauke 008
Phone: 330-287-1905
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


  • B.A. University of Pittsburgh, 2009
  • M.A., Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 2019

Courses Taught

  • Peoples and Cultures: Native Americans
  • Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Fulbright IIE Fellowship
  • Inter-American Foundation Fellowship
  • American Anthropological Association


  • Thomas, Zareen. 2019. “Deploying Youth: Colombian Peacebuilding in Performance.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 24(2): 478-497.

Research Interests

Youth cultures, gender, indigeneity, NGOs, politics of representation, identity, popular culture, national parks, Latin America, North America