Vivette Garcia-Deister

Location

Facultad de Ciencias Office/Lab
Circuito Exterior, Cd. Universitaria - UNAM
Mexico City
04510
Mexico

Position

Associate Professor

Biography

Vivette GarcĂ­a-Deister is Associate Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where she codirects the S&TS laboratory at the School of Sciences. Her research focuses on the history of race science, the epistemologies of biomedical and forensic genetics in Mexico, and the philosophy of science in practice, as informed by ethnographic methods and critical anthropology of science. She studies the impact of biomedical and forensic genetics on issues of health, racism and justice.