Read Dr. Candelario’s interview with the Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis here!
Ginetta Candelario is professor of sociology and Latin American & Latino/a Studies at Smith College, where her teaching focuses on race and
ethnicity in the Americas, Latina/o communities in the United States and Latin American, and Latina feminist activism. Her research interests
include Dominican history and society, especially Dominican identity formation. Candelario has been a Fulbright Scholar in the Dominican
Republic twice, most recently in 2016, and is the author of Black Behind the Ears: Dominican Racial Identity from
Museums to Beauty Shops.