Research Coordinator, 2020–23

Melanie Peinado is the research coordinator for the Racist Histories and the American Historical Association project. She previously contributed to the AHA’s Bibliography of Historians’ Responses to COVID-19 and Remote Teaching Resources, two projects that were part of the NEH CARES grant-funded initiative, Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19. Melanie earned her BA in history from California State University, Long Beach and her PhD in Latin American History from the University of California, Davis. She is a historian of science and medicine and gender and sexuality in modern Chile.