Natalia Milanesio

Born and raised in Argentina, Natalia Milanesio completed her undergraduate studies at the National University of Rosario. She received her M.A. in history from New York University (2001) and her Ph.D. in history from Indiana University, Bloomington (2009). She is currently an associate professor of history at the University of Houston where she teaches classes on 19th and 20th century Latin American history. Her book Workers Go Shopping in Argentina: The Rise of Popular Consumer Culture (University of New Mexico Press, 2013) explores the exceptional cultural, political, and social role of low-income consumers during Juan Domingo Perón’s government. Her last book, Destape: Sex, Democracy, and Freedom in Postdictatorial Argentina (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019) examines the transformation of sexual ideologies and sexual practices that took place after the fall of the military dictatorship and the return to democracy in 1983.