Faculty in Anthropology, University of Rhode Island

Hilda Lloréns is a cultural anthropologist whose regional specialization is the Hispanic Caribbean and Latino/a US. She is currently investigating environmental racism, injustice, and women’s activism in Puerto Rico. Dr. Lloréns is the author of "Imaging the Great Puerto Rican Family: Framing Nation, Race, and Gender during the American Century" (2014). Currently, Dr. Lloréns is writing a book provisionally titled "Life Among the Ruins in Puerto Rico."


  • –present
    Asst Prof of Anthropology, University of Rhode Island


  • 2005 
    U of Connecticut, PhD/Anthropology