Research Associate Professor, American University

Trained in sociocultural anthropology, Dr. Robert Albro has maintained a long-term ethnographic focus on urban and indigenous politics in Bolivia. He is also an expert on Latin American social and indigenous movements. In addition, Dr. Albro researches and regularly writes about domestic and international cultural policy frameworks, including formulations of cultural rights, cultural diplomacy, and intersections between cultural knowledge, security and technology. Additional information about Dr. Albro's work can be found here:

PhD, University of Chicago; BA, University of Chicago


  • –present
    Research Associate Professor, American University


  • 1999 
    University of Chicago, PhD