Valeria Manzano

History (Argentina)
February 2024
Visiting Fellow, Program in Latin American Studies

Valeria Manzano (Ph.D., Indiana University at Bloomington) is professor of history at the Escuela Interdisciplinaria de Altos Estudios Sociales, Universidad de San Martin, and a researcher of the National Scientific Council, Argentina. Her research has focused on the cultural, political, and sexual history of Latin America’s recent past. She has written extensively on youth cultures and political mobilization, including The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla (University of North Carolina Press, 2014, translated by Fondo de Cultura Económica) and Un siglo joven: juventud, cultura y política en la Argentina del siglo XX (Siglo XXI).  She has received fellowships and awards from the Social Science Research Council, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Maria Sybilla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies, among others. Manzano has taught at the University of Chicago, Geneva Graduate Institute, Universidad Diego Portales, and Universidad de Costa Rica, among others. While at Princeton, she will conduct research for a project on the transformations of leftwings political cultures in 1980s Latin America.