Nell Haynes

Nell Haynes is an anthropologist focusing on popular culture in Latin America, paying attention to the ways gender and race are manifest in performance and media. She is currently a faculty fellow in anthropology and Latin American studies at Colby College. Her work includes topics such as professional wrestling, graffiti, selfies, and memes. She is author of Social Media in Northern Chile: Posting the Extraordinarily Ordinary (UCL Press, 2016) and co-author of How the World Changed Social Media (UCL Press, 2016). She has also published in Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, International Journal of Communication, Ethnos and Journal of Language and Sexuality. While researching lucha libre in Bolivia, she trained and performed with the group Super Catch.

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