Dr. Gwenola Ricordeau is currently a Fulbright visiting scholar at the Center for Philippine Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa. During her stay (January-June 2014), she will conduct fieldwork among the Filipino community about celibacy and intermarriages.
Dr. Ricordeau received her Ph.D. in Social sciences at the University of Paris-IV Sorbonne (2005). She has been a lecturer at the Universities of Paris-IV Sorbonne and Lille-III (France), then an assistant professor at the University of Santo Tomas (Manila, Philippines). Since 2009, she is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Lille-I (France). She has close links with the University of the Philippines-Diliman: she has been a fellow at Third World Studies Center and a visiting professor at the Department of Women and Development Studies.
She has dedicated her first research and her PhD thesis to gender identities and sexuality in French prisons. Since 2008, she is working on intermarriages, migration, gender and race stereotypes in the Philippines and in France.
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