Christine Kovic

Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Christine Kovic is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Houston, Clear Lake. Her previous research explores issues of indigenous rights and the Catholic Church in highland Chiapas. Kovic collaborated with the Diocesan-based Center for Human Rights Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas from 1993-1995, and conducted fieldwork with indigenous Catholics in one of the many colonias that surround the city of San Cristóbal de Las Casas.  Her publications include the books Mayan Voices for Human Rights (University of Texas, 2005) and Women in Chiapas (co-edited with Christine Eber, Routledge, 2003).