Dr. Linda Seligmann is Professor Emerita in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University; her research focuses on the Andean region of Latin America. As a specialist in agrarian and economic issues and gender relationships in the Andes, her most recent book, Quinoa: Food Politics and Agrarian Life in the Andean Highlands (in publication), examines how ideologies of gender and labor intersect in the production of a grain that has become an international super-food in high demand.
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September 22, 2021