Eve Hayes de Kalaf is a research associate in Iberian and Latin American Studies based at the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Liverpool. She has an extensive academic and professional background working in Latin America and the Caribbean. She obtained a distinction in a PGDip in Human Development in 2010 and later completed a Master’s degree at the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London. In 2016, Eve was awarded the David Nicholls Memorial Trust Prize to support her research in the Dominican Republic. In 2018, she won the Guy Alexandre Prize for best paper at the International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Barcelona.
Eve recently completed her PhD at the University of Aberdeen while teaching on courses in Sociology, Social Policy, Politics and International Relations at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. This year, she wrote a chapter for the Routledge Studies in Latin American Development series entitled Welfare and Social Protection in Contemporary Latin America.