Mariana Sabino-Salazar

Spanish and Portuguese
Affiliated Graduate Students

Mariana Sabino-Salazar is a Ph.D. student in Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures. In Mexico she worked as a school teacher in a migratory community, taught economic history of Mexico at Universidad Iberoamericana, and worked for various human rights related research projects. While completing her M.A. in history, she was invited to study with Professor Ian Hancock, the world’s leading Romani scholar and director of the Romani Archives and Documentation Center. She has worked at the Center since 2013, organizing and maintaining the collection and helping scholars from across the world access its resources. Her research focuses on the migration of Romani people into Brazil and México. She is interested in the gathering, preservation, and accessibility of evidence of peoples and cultures that are unrecognized by authoritative institutions.