Kristina García

Kristina García

News Officer

Kristina Garcia covers several subject areas in the School of Arts & Sciences including Africana Studies + Penn Program on Race, Science, & Society, Romance Languages + Center for Italian Studies, South Asia Studies, the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI), South Asia Center, Religious Studies, Latin American Latino Studies, the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies. She also supports coverage of the School of Social Policy & Practice, the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Penn First Plus, University Life, and the Student Cultural Centers.

Possessed: The Salem witch trials

This spring marks the 330th anniversary of the Salem witch trials, during which a total of 20 “afflicted girls” accused around 150 people, 19 of whom were executed. Historian Kathleen M. Brown discusses why this episode is still fascinating today.

Kristina García

Anti-racism and reproductive justice

PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts joined Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, in the 21st annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice. They addressed the intersectional nature of anti-racism and reproductive freedom.

Kristina García