Katherine Hite

Professor of Political Science Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD in Political Science, Columbia University

Katherine (Katie) Hite is Professor of Political Science on the Frederick Ferris Thompson Chair. She is the author of Politics and the Art of Commemoration: Memorials to Struggle in Latin America and Spain and When the Romance Ended: Leaders of the Chilean Left, 1968-1998, and co-editor with Mark Ungar of Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America, and with Cath Collins and Alfredo Joignant of The Politics of Memory in Chile: From Pinochet to Bachelet, as well as several publications on history and memory, memorials and memorial museums. Her research has been supported by the Fulbright Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council. Katie teaches classes on social movements, Latin American politics, and the politics of memory and she is an active member ad supporter of several community organizations, including ENJAN, Nobody Leaves the Mid-Hudson, and the Center for Creative Education (Kingston, NY).


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