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Amanda Pinheiro

November 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023

Amanda Pinheiro is a journalist and a Ph.D. candidate in Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her multi-country ethnographic research examines how humanitarian migration politics and policies intersected with transnational anti-Haitian sentiment has forced the displacement of Haitians through the Americas in the last decade. Pinheiro’s research expands on the interdisciplinary scholarship foregrounding race in global migration research and policymaking. She holds a M.A. in Latin America and Latino Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining academia, Pinheiro was an investigative reporter in her hometown, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.