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Nell Haynes

Nell Haynes is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Cultural and Linguistic anthropology at Northwestern University. She researches the changing nature of indigeneity within global systems of economics, politics, art, and popular culture. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northwestern University in Anthropology and Theater and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from American University with a concentration in Race, Gender, and Social Justice. Dr. Haynes was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Research (CIIR) at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. As part of Why We Post, she co-authored How the World Changed Social Media and published her first single-authored book, Social Media in Northern Chile. She is currently working on her second book, based on fieldwork in La Paz, Bolivia, exploring indigenous characters in the pop culture spectacle of lucha libre. 

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