Portugal | USA | Europe
Migration | Race and Ethnicity | Transnacionalism
Miguel Moniz is an integrated research fellow at CRIA (ISCTE-IUL) and a Visiting Professor at Brown University. He is also the coordinator of the Community-Service Learning Program for Flad's SIPN study in Portugal programs. His current research projects include work with labor and racialization, nationalism, identity and the law in migration contexts; sport in society among global flows of migrants and money; ritual and material culture including Portuguese "festas"; and anthropological approaches to music and migration, which includes a project on brass bands in Portugal. Moniz's research examines how state bureaucracies and legal code effects local identities and rights with projects on Azorean deportees and the complex relationship among state bureaucracies within the European Union.
Moniz is Director of the Migrant Communities History and Social and Equality Project that creates community-based problem solving collaborations among university research experts, state and local policymakers and legal system officers in New England, and social, cultural and educational organizations. Current programs include:
Uncovering labor and race in migrant history: (Falmouth: Town of Falmouth, Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum, Portuguese American Association, Cape Verdean Club, Nantucket Historical Association and Whaling Museum, Woods Hole Historical Museum).
Migrant Community Health Initiative on Opioids and Overdose: Part of Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Opioids and Overdose (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health #P20GM125507, Brown University, the Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum, the Town of Falmouth, MA, Mayor's Office, East Providence, RI, Massachusetts State House representatives, local healthcare and treatment providers,
A native of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Moniz received the PhD in Anthropology from Brown University. He lives in Lisbon and Providence, RI.