written by Bruno Renero-Hannan

Bruno Renero-Hannan is an activist scholar from Mexico City and a doctoral candidate in anthropology and history at the University of Michigan. His current research deals with political prison, violence, and memory in Oaxaca. His forthcoming dissertation is based on more than three years of ethnographic fieldwork in and around Oaxaca and extensive archival research in state-security, judicial, and municipal archives. Renero-Hannan has written about subjects such as the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO), the Party of the Poor in Guerrero, and the cult of la Santa Muerte in Mexico City, among others.