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Bianca R. Jimenez

Associate Director, International & Area Studies

M.A., University of Chicago, Concentration in Anthropology

Bianca has been at the University since 2006 working with various area studies programs including Asian Studies, International Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and Middle East & North African Studies. As Associate Director she oversees the administration of the IAS Weinberg programs and works with the faculty Directors to advise students, manage curricular development, and provide program management.

Prior to joining Northwestern she worked for the Environmental and Conservation Program at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago where she worked closely with a local NGO in Peru, CIMA-Cordillera Azul to protect cultural diversity and land security, and to integrate improved quality of life into the management of Cordillera Azul National Park. She also worked with the interactive program expeditions@fieldmuseum™, which follows Field Museum scientists as they conduct groundbreaking scientific research around the world and communicate it to a wider audience through dispatches, interactives and photos.

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