Demilitarized Guerrillas and the Cultural Legacies of State Sponsored Violence in Guatemala: Review of Secrecy and Insurgency by Silvia Posocco


  • M Gabriela Torres Wheaton College, MA


A review of Secrecy and Insurgency: Socialities and Knowledge Practices in Guatemala by Silvia Posocco (University of Alabama Press, 2014)

Author Biography

M Gabriela Torres, Wheaton College, MA

M. Gabriela Torres is a Guatemalan-born anthropologist that specializes in the study of the violence and state formation. Professor Torres’ work as a scholar and leader has been recognized by the 2012 Wenner Gren Workshop Grant, the 2011 New England Council on Latin American Studies Best article prize, the 2009 AAA Leadership Fellowship, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Post-Doctoral and Doctoral Fellowships. M. Gabriela Torres works as an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Wheaton College, MA. She is a teacher/scholar whose innovative work with technology in the teaching of anthropology has been featured through the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (2009), the American Association of Colleges and Universities (2009/2010) and Bryn Mawr’s Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts Conference (2013).