Professor of Anthropology, Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies


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Who's Your Mommy and Daddy? For Migrant Children, It Matters. In
Brown shield logo Mellon Sawyer Award (Brown news story)
Brown shield logo Mellon Sawyer Award (Watson story)
The international adoption rate has plummeted in the US. In TRT World
Peru Should Think Outside the 'Baby Box'. In US News & World Report
Mellon Sawyer Award (BDH story)
Government Knows Best? Why ‘Protecting’ Children Can Cause Harm. In Thrive Global
Latin America’s Institutional Failure - In US News & World Report
Adoptive or birth parent: who gets to say how old is too old? Garnet News
Hungry for shame — who’s trashing America’s school lunch? In The Hill
Back To The Future: Funding Science Makes Sense. In Thrive Global
Breaking families apart: The moral and economic costs to the US. In
Interview re Adoptive Migration - (in Spanish)
Adoptive Migration (2013)
Download the introduction to Adoptive Migration (2013)
La migración adoptiva: Criando latinos en España (2015)
Brown shield logo Jessaca Leinaweaver on adoption in Spain
"Cómo (no) hablar sobre adopción en España" (UABDivulga)
Brown shield logo Margaret Mead Award (2010) - Today at Brown story
"Com (no) parlar sobre adopció a Espanya" (UABDivulga - in Catala)
Margaret Mead Award (2010) - Anthropology News story
Margaret Mead Award (2010) - ProJo story
"How (Not) to Talk About Adoption" (UABDivulga - in English)
Margaret Mead Award (2010) - SfAA story
Margaret Mead Award (2010) - Brown Daily Herald story
Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor (2010)
New Faculty (2008)
Los niños ayacuchanos (2009)
The Circulation of Children (2008)