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Christine Kovic

Christine Kovic, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Cross-Cultural Studies,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3365
Email: kovic@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 2617.04

Biography

Christine Kovic is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She has conducted research on the topics of human rights and religion in Mexico and the United States for the last 15 years. 

Her previous research on indigenous rights in southern Mexico has been published in "Mayan Voices for Human Rights: Displaced Catholics in Highland Chiapas," (University of Texas Press, 2005) and "Women of Chiapas: Making History in Times of Struggle and Hope," (Routledge, 2003 co-edited with Christine Eber). 
 
Most recently, she has been conducting interviews with Central American migrants crossing southern Mexico en route to the United States on the topic of human rights. She is collaborating with a number of groups on the issue of day laborers and worker rights in Houston.