Dayna Cueva Alegría

  • PhD Student
  • Geography
  • Social Theory
822 Patterson Office Tower
Other Affiliations:
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
  • Conference for Latin Americanist Geography (CLAG)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • CICAJ - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • UK Committee on Social Theory
  • Autoridad Nacional del Agua (ANA)
Research Interests:
Education
MA. Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Indiana University
MA. Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA. Philosophy and Chemistry (Double Major), Wellesley College

 

Teaching
GEO 316 "Environment and Development", Spring 2019  - (Instructor)
GEO 162 "Global Environmental Issues", Spring 2018 - (Teaching Assistant)
GEO 255 "Geography of the Global Economy", Spring 2017 - (Teaching Assistant)
 

 

Research
My field research is based in the coffee fields of Cajamarca, Peru and around Lake Titicaca in Puno, Peru. In Cajamarca, I study female governance and development in the Cafe Femenino Fair Trade Cooperative while in Puno, I study the role of democratization in Lake Titicaca's water pollution governance.
Selected Publications: 

Cueva Alegría, D. (In Press). The Branding of an Ethical Development Narrative: Fair Trade, Gender, and Peru’s Café Femenino. In S. Brunn & R. Kehrein (Eds.), Handbook of the Changing World Language Map. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Publications.

Cueva Alegría, D. (2016). The case of Café Femenino: The limitations of gender-conscious Fair Trade. World Development Perspectives, 1, 1–3.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2452292916300650​

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