Claudia Steiner

Job title: 
Visiting Scholar

M.A from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Steiner has been a professor of history and anthropology at the Universidad Nacional and the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. At the Universidad de los Andes, she served as Director of the Department of Anthropology from 2004 to 2009. After that, she was an associate professor and editor of the magazine Antípoda until 2013. She has published various articles about peasantry, colonization, and conflict in Colombia, as well as the book Imaginación y Poder en Urabá. El Encuentro del Interior con la Costa (1900-1940) (Editorial Universidad de Antioquia 2000, second edition 2019). With Robert Pineda and Carlos Páramo, Dr. Steiner was coeditor of the book El paraíso del diablo. Roger Casement y el informe del Putumayo, un siglo después (Uniandes, 2014). Currently, she is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the Universidad de los Andes and serves on the Committee for the Grant Program Travesías


Claudia Steiner
Blog Entry, 2016