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Brenda Elsey

Hofstra University

Brenda J. Elsey studies the history of popular culture and politics in 20th-century Latin America, in addition to gender, social theory, and Pan-Americanism. She is a senior editor for Oxford University Press’s Research Essays in Latin American History: Southern Cone. She is co-author of Futbolera: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Latin American Sport and author of Citizens and Sportsmen: Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth Century Chile. Elsey has been the co-director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program at Hofstra since 2008 and directed the Women’s Studies program from 2009 to 2013. She has written on sport and social justice for popular publications including The New Republic, The Allrounder, and Sport’s Illustrated. She can be found on Twitter at: @politicultura.

Bio Aug 2019