Eduardo Restrepo

Professor of Anthropology, Pontífica Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
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Eduardo Restrepo is Professor of Anthropology at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Antioquia and his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of North Carolina. Professor Restrepo is a leading thinker in cultural studies in Colombia and has researched and written extensively on Afro-descendant social movements and cultural identity in Colombia, particularly in the Pacific Basin region. Restrepo has received numerous awards and scholarships for his scholarly work, including a research grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Honigmann Award from the University of North Carolina, and first place in the National Prize of Greiff Otto in Social and Economic Sciences.