Sara Rodriguez-Arguelles Riva

Ph.D. Candidate
Graduate Student

Sara Rodríguez-Argüelles Riva is a PhD Candidate and Graduate Teaching Associate at the Ohio State University in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and has completed a Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Latina Studies.

Her research and teaching interests center around immigration, asylum-seekers, refugees, and State violence.

 
Publications:

Riva, S. (Forthcoming, under review with University of Illinois Press). “Exploring Alternative Proposals for Prostitution Laws through an Analysis of the Swedish and Dutch Models” in Sexuality, Human Rights and Public Policy-An interdisciplinary Perspective, edited by C. Korieh.

 Riva, S. (2017). “Across the border and into the cold: Hieleras and the punishment of asylum-seeking Central American women in the United States”. Citizenship Studies Journal.

 Riva, S. (2015). Book ReviewThe Biopolitics of Race. Punishment and Society.

 
Teaching Experience:

The Ohio State University

WGSS 1110 – Gender, Sex, & Power; Instructor of Record (Spring 2014, Autumn 2015), Recitation Leader (Autumn 2013)

WGSS 2215 – Reading Women Writers; Instructor of Record (Autumn 2014; Spring 2015; Spring 2016)

WGSS 3320: Special Topics Course designed by me and approved by my department –Immigration, Gender, Sexuality, and the U.S. State (Autumn 2016)

WGSS 2215 – Reading Women Writers Online; Instructor of Record (Spring 2017)

WGSS 2367.01 – Reading U.S. Women Writers: Text and Context; Instructor of Record (Spring 2014)
 

Areas of Expertise
  • Immigration
  • Asylum
  • Latinidad
  • Sex-Work
Education
  • M.A. Gender Studies. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
  • M.A. Humanitarian Medicine. ICEI. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • B.A. Anthropology. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
  • B.Sc. Theoretical Physics. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain