Edward Anthony Polanco

Edward Anthony Polanco is an assistant professor of history at Virginia Tech. Polanco was born in Los Angeles, California, and his ancestral roots are in Kuskatan (western and central El Salvador). His parents crossed the United States’ colonial borders as undocumented migrants seeking refuge from political violence in El Salvador. His research interests include Mesoamerica, Mexico, El Salvador, Indigenous sovereignty, Nahua peoples, and decolonization. Polanco’s work has been supported by various institutions and fellowships, including the Fulbright García-Robles, the Newberry Library, the U.S. Department of Education, the UCLA Latin American Institute, and the Dr. Maria Teresa Velez Diversity Leadership Scholarship. He has published in Ethnohistory, Nursing Clio, Mexicolore, and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History.

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Healing Like Our Ancestors

Healing Like Our Ancestors

The Nahua Tiçitl, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Central Mexico, 1535–1660

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