Rosemary McGunnigle-Gonzales

Rosemary McGunnigle-Gonzales

fa2224@columbia.edu
Areas of Interest: 
Migration, Place, Narrative and Visual Methods.
Biographical Note: 

Rosemary McGunnigle earned a BA in Latin American & Latino Studies from Dickinson College in 2001. As an undergraduate, she researched migration, work, ethnic/labor relations and rural/urban poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania; Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic; and Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina. As a Fulbright fellow in Leipzig in 2001/2002 she conducted research on German youth, national identity and xenophobia. These early projects incorporated ethnography, oral history, photo-elicitation, and digital video. Rosemary earned a professional certificate in digital filmmaking from the NYU School of Continuing & Professional Studies in 2005, and founded The Visual Voices Project, LLC in 2006 as a vehicle to pursue documentary projects. She has co-produced and edited three short videos: Encountering the Multicultural City: Astoria, Queens (a work-in-progress begun in 2009), Daily Bread: A Salvadoran Immigrant’s Story of Work, Family and Time on Long Island (2005) and Heterogeneity Unites Us: El Barrio San Martin, Comodoro Rivadavia (2001).

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