Heider Tun

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Contact Me

tuntu002@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Licenciatura: Cultural anthropology, Search Results Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY), Yucatán, Mexico, 2013.

Specialties

  • Latin American history
  • History of the Mayan Area
  • Human Rights in Latin America
  • Indigenous Epistemologies
  • Central America Revolutions
  • Testimonio
  • Mexico-Guatemala Border
Courses Taught
  • HIST/LAS 3429 Latin American History in Film & Text, Fall 2016, (Reader Greader)
  • HIST/LAS 3401W Early Latin America to 1825, Fall 2016, (Reader Greader
  • HIST/LAS 3402W Modern Latin America 1825 to Present, Spring 2016 (Teacher Assistant)
  • HIST/LAS 3401W Early Latin America to 1825, Fall 2015 (Teacher Assistant)
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Board Member, The Maya Society of Minnesota: 2016 - 2017
  • Student Advisory Team, Office for Equity and Diversity (OED), University of Minnesota: 2016 - 2017
  • Editor, University Anthropology Journal Andanzas y Tripulaciones : 2009 - 2010

Research

  • Research supervisor of investigation of human rights violations, impunity, and injustice.: The Committee of Mothers and Family-Members of the Imprisoned, Disappeared, and Politically Assassinated of El Salvador “Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero” (CoMadres), 2014 - 2015

Outreach

  • Coordinator of Education Programs, Yucatan State Government Secretary of Education (SEGEY), Proyecto ALFA Yucatan,: 2009 - 2010
Publications
  • Tun, Heider Ismael. "The Salvadoran Civil War: Historicizing the Archives and Testimonios of Co-Madres.." Shifting Perspectives 1 (2016): 80-110.
  • Tun, Heider Ismael. "La Distinción En Los Artículos Suntuarios: Maestros Artesanos En La Industria Mueblera Chilovey Y Talladores de Mármol Y Ónix En Tecali de Herrera, México." Tiresias Graduate Student Journal 6 (2014): 69-96. Link
  • Tun, Heider Ismael. "El Desastre En Haití: Un Estado Fallido." Los Desastres ¿Naturales o Sociales? Un  acercamiento desde la Antropología 4 (2011): 56-73. Link
  • Yamili Chan Dzul. "Voces de América Latina: Teología de la Liberación y Desarrollo Ambiental." Medio Ambiente y Ecologia Cultural 1 (2010): 13-21. Link
  • Jose Fermin Puc Sarabia, Victoria Pinto Rivas, and Daniela Flores Aguilar. "Valoración del trabajo con perspectiva de género en Tepich, Carrillo, Acancéh, Yucatán." Estudios de Género y Feminismo 3 (2010): 44-70. Link
Awards
  • Teaching Assistant of the Year, History Department, University of Minnesota, 2015-2016
  • ICGC/Mellon Scholars Fellowship, 2014 - 2017
  • Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellowship, University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts -$, 2014 - 2015
  • Highest GPA award, School of Anthropology, UADY , 2006, 2009