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Giulia Perucchio

Giulia Perucchio

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PhD Advisor:

Azra Hromadžić

Giulia Perucchio

M.A. Student, Anthropology Department

Highest degree earned

B.A., University of Rochester


Giulia Perucchio is a cultural anthropology doctoral student interested in Italian Black-led social movements, postcolonial Italy, humanitarianism, the Mediterranean, and the borders of Fortress Europe. Her research focuses on the search for an Italian Left, the Italian Black radical tradition, and organizing within urban space in Southern Italy. She graduated from the University of Rochester in 2014 with a dual bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology and english creative writing. She was awarded a Take-Five, an additional scholarship year at UR, to study gender performance and the politics of sexuality, and received 1st Place in the Dean’s Prize for Poetry. She collaborated on community based participatory research in Borca di Cadore, in the Italian Dolomites, (Dr. Nancy Chin University of Rochester & Marta Talpelli independent anthropologist) and in Arezzo, Central Italy ("Ascoltando Saione" [Listening to the Saione neighborhood]). In 2017, she was a recipient of an NSF GRFP Honorable Mention.