Melanie Peinado

Research Coordinator

Melanie Peinado is the research coordinator for the “Racist Histories and the American Historical Association” project. She also contributes to research projects that are part of the NEH CARES grant-funded initiative, “Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19.” Melanie earned her BA in history and Latin American studies at California State University, Long Beach. She is currently a PhD candidate in Latin American History at the University of California, Davis where she works on the history of science and medicine and gender and sexuality in 20th-century Chile.