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Brie has collection development and research support duties for Latin American Studies, serving as the Libraries’ liaison to the recently founded Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies. She is the principal librarian for faculty, students, and staff engaged in research on Latin America across Penn’s campus.

Brie’s experience in Latin American scholarship includes her dissertation, “The Desaparecidos of Everyday Life: Militarism and Femicide in Guatemala,” and ongoing collaborative work on a post-custodial digital archive of human rights materials with the Guatemalan human rights organization Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo. Before coming to Penn, Brie was the Social Science Librarian and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Haverford College.

She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the New School for Social Research, a MSLS from Clarion University, and a BA in anthropology from Portland State University.

Brie Gettleson

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