Melanie Peinado

Researcher and Career Diversity Fellow

Melanie Peinado is a Career Diversity Fellow and researcher for the AHA. She contributes to research projects that are part of the NEH CARES grant-funded initiative, “Confronting a Pandemic: Historians and COVID-19,” while also providing support for the Career Diversity for Historians initiative. 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.