Dr. Rafael Narvaez

Dr. Rafael Narvaez 

BA in Media Studies, Universidad de Lima (Peru)
MA in Sociology, The New School, New School for Social Research
PhD in Sociology, The New School, New School for Social Research

Rafael Narvaez is a sociologist educated in Lima, Peru, and at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York City. His areas of study include the sociology of the body, race, gender, sexuality, and sociological and phenomenological theory.  His first book, entitled Embodied Collective Memory: The Making and Unmaking of Human Nature, was published in December 2012. He is also an ethnographer, and has conducted most of his fieldwork in New York City, primarily in the areas of drug use and sexuality. He joined the Winona State University faculty in 2012. 


Rafael is teaching the following courses in the Spring of 2013:

SOC 150, Introduction to Sociology
SOC 377, Social Theory
SOC 376, Introduction to Social Research

Contact Information

Minne 131
507.457.5699
rnarvaez@winona.edu