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Jennifer L. Schaefer

Emory University

Jennifer L. Schaefer is a doctoral candidate in Latin American History at Emory University. Her dissertation, “Rebels, Martyrs, Heroes: Authoritarianism and Youth Culture in Argentina, 1966-1983,” analyzes how young people mobilized the symbolic power of these archetypes through public acts of commemoration. She earned a MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Chicago with a thesis focusing on representations of young people during Argentina’s last military dictatorship (1976-1983). She holds a BA in History and Comparative Literature from Brown University.