Meet the Local Contexts Team

Rebeca Cintrón-Loáisiga

Outreach Research Assistant (she/her/ella)

Rebeca Cintrón-Loáisiga is a detribalized Boricua living in the diaspora. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies with a concentration in Museum Studies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Rutgers University. Her professional expertise includes anti-colonial education, facilitating decolonial cultural workshops, and community engagement.

Rebeca’s research interests include Indigenous, Afro-Latine, Mestizaje, and Latinidad identities; Latin American migration; diasporic communities; cultural retention; Indigenous Latine futurism; and Latine cultural representation within museums and cultural institutions.

Rebeca will support outreach with Indigenous communities, institutions, and researchers.