Sharon Qiu

Sharon Qiu

Sharon Qiu

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Public Space and Tourism; Socialist Revolution and Propaganda; Informal Sector; Political Economy; Cuba; Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Since 2018, Sharon has devoted her research enthusiasm to Cuban studies and graduated from LSU with a Master’s thesis based on her fieldwork in Santiago de Cuba. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from SHUPL in China, where she was born. Regarding her research interests, Sharon focuses on doing ethnography about Cuban people’s post-revolutionary living, informal economy, and tourism. She becomes a doctoral student in Cultural Studies since 2021. Her current interests include post-covid-19 livelihood, currency system, and class consciousness in Cuba. Sharon also teaches ANTH 114: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Education

M.A. in Anthropology, Louisiana State University

B.L. in Sociology, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law