Bio


Denise Geraci is the program manager for the Program in Science, Technology, and Society. Denise has long been interested in community-university partnerships, applied social science, public anthropology, and international education. Before joining STS in 2020, she worked for Stanford Global Studies, managing professional development programs for community college faculty interested in internationalizing curriculum. Denise received her PhD in anthropology from the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, and spent over ten years conducting research, working, and studying in Latin American, primarily Mexico, Bolivia, and Guatemala. Her research interests include inequality in the global economy, migration, gender, caring labor, medical anthropology, and reproductive health. Her doctoral research focused on children who remain in Puebla, Mexico with other family members when their mothers leave to work in the US.