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Emily Wakild

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 2:41 pm / January 11, 2017


A studio portrait of historian Emily Wakild.

Emily Wakild

Associate Professor
Department of History
College of Arts and Sciences

Emily Wakild presented research at the annual American Historical Association conference Jan. 4-7 in Denver. Wakild presented a paper from her research on South American conservation, titled “Vicuña Territory: Wildlife Management and State Conservation in Late 20th Century Peru.” She also chaired and facilitated a round-table discussion titled “Fluidity and Contradictions in Mexican Discourse: Land, Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice.”

Attended by nearly 4,000 historians, this is the major professional conference for history in the U.S. The Conference on Latin American History holds an affiliated meeting at the same time.