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Fall 2018 Anthropology Colloquia Series: Tobin Hansen

Tobin Hansen is a doctoral candidate in anthropology at the University of Oregon. His dissertation is based on 19 months of ethnographic research in northern Mexico. It explores the relationships between social and legal belonging, identity formation, and belonging to place, in the context of forcible displacement. Tobin was a 2017-2018 Fellow at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, housed in the University of California, San Diego. He has also received research support from a Wenner-GrenFoundation grant; the Social Science Research Council’s International Dissertation Research Fellowship; and University of Oregon grants from the Center for Latina/o and Latin American Studies, the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Global Oregon, and the Center on Diversity and Community.