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Viviana Quintero Márquez

Viviana Quintero Márquez is a second-year graduate student in the History Department. In 2016 she received the M.A. degree in History from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her publications explore how medicine, health policies, disease, death, and the human body relate to Colombian history. Her interests include the Atlantic world, African history, history of medicine, and history of the body. She was granted the Colombian Estate for her studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, received the Honorable Mention Montserrat Ordoñez Award from the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) in 2012, and was a columnist for the national newspaper El Espectador (Colombia).