Carolina Wanderely Van Parys de Wit

PhD Student

Latin America & the Caribbean

I am a second-year PhD student in History at UC Berkeley, specializing in women's incarceration in Brazil throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. I earned my B.A and a Master's in History from the Santa Catarina State University (PPGH-UDESC) in Brazil. I am actively involved and serve as the Vice-coordinator of the Marginal Archives Project. My research interests include the History of Crime and Punishment, Prisons, Women's and Gender, and Labor History.

Awards & Fellowships

CLAS Tinker Field Research grant, University of California, Berkeley, 2024

Master's Scholarship from Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES) for conducting research and a Master's thesis, 2019-2021

Teaching Assistant Scholarship from Santa Catarina State University, 2018 

Undergraduate Research Scholarship (PROBIC-UDESC) for research at the Marginal Archives Project, 2015-2018 

University Extension Program Scholarship (UDESC) for archival preservation at the Marginal Archives Project, 2014-2015