Eliel Sanchez-Acevedo

Eliel Sanchez-Acevedo

Resident Tutor
Pre-Law
Race Relations, Latinx Support
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Hi Pfamily! I’m so excited to be joining the Pfoho community as a resident tutor with my partner Alex! I come from a little indigenous town in the Highlands of Puebla, Mexico, and consider myself a lawyer who always wanted to be a social scientist. During law school I focused on legal sociology, and then, when I briefly considered abandoning law for anthropology, I studied an M.A. on Communication and Social Change.

After working for the Mexican Federal Judiciary for a while, I came to Harvard to study my Master of Laws (LL.M.), and currently I’m on the third year of my S.J.D. (a kind-of-doctorate in law. IT IS A REAL Ph.D. I PROMISE!). My research focuses on identity politics, race, and the law. Besides, I’m interested in critical theory, legal history, Latinx identities, and studies on the regulatory aspects of witchcraft in colonial and modern Mexico. I enjoy cooking, reading some sci-fi, watching weird movies, and playing video games.

Formally, I will be joining the Pre-Law, Race Relations, and Latinx Support teams, but I will always be open to hear about any kind of interest you may have! I can’t wait to meet you all and work to make everybody feel at home!

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