Teresa Macías

School of Social Work

Assistant Professor

Office: Ross Building, S816
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 66319
Emailtmacias@yorku.ca
Primary websitewww.yorku.academia.edu/TeresaMacias

Teresa Macías earned a Ph.D. from OISE at the University of Toronto. Her Ph.D. Thesis entitled "On the Pawprints of Terror": The Human Rights Regime and the Production of Truth and Subjectivity in Post-Authoritarian Chile traces 20 years of history in the development of Chilean state policy to deal with human rights abuses. Her work deals with issues of disappearances, torture, truth commissions and compensation policy. Her research and teaching interests also include professional and research ethics, and critical anti-racist and anti-colonial practice and teaching methods.

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Degrees

PhD, Oise/University of Toronto
Master of Education, Oise/University of Toronto
BSW, Ryerson University


Research Interests

Human Rights , Ethics , Education & Pedagogy, Research methodology, Professional competency profiles

All Publications

Book Chapters

Macías, T. (2014) . ‘Tortured bodies’: The biopolitics of torture and truth in Chile. In S. Perera & S. Razack (Eds.), At the limits of justice: Women of colour theorize terror. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Journal Articles

Macías, T. (2015) . "Between a rock and a hard place: Negotiating the neoliberal regulation of social work practice and education." Alternative Routes 26(Special Issue: Neoliberalism and the degradation of education): 251-276.

Macías, T. (2013) . "Bursting Bubbles": The Challenges of Teaching Critical Social Work. Affilia, 28(3), 322-324.

Macías, T. (2013) . "Tortured women and hungry widows": Patriarchal neoliberalism and the logic of compensational justice in Chile. Affilia, 28(2), 126-139.

Macías, T. (2013) . ‘Tortured bodies’: The biopolitics of torture and truth in Chile. The International Journal of Human Rights, 17(1), 113-132.

Macías, T. (2012) . ‘In the world’: Towards a Foucaultian ethics of reading in social work. Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity, and Practice, 1(1), 1-19.

Nelson, J., & Macías, T. (2008) . “Living with a white disease”: Women of color and their engagement with breast cancer resource information. Women's Health and Urban Life, 7(1), 139-142.

Book Reviews

Macias, T. (2014) . "The politics of memory in Chile: From Pinochet to Bachelet" Latin American Politics and Society 56(4), 182-185.

Macías, T. (2013) . Arrested justice: Black women, violence, and America's prison nation/Fallgirls: Gender and the framing of torture at Abu Ghraib. Gender, Place & Culture, 20(6), 836-838.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/SOWK4020 3.0  Issues in the Study of the Welfare State: Power, Organization and Bureaucracy LECT  


Teresa Macías earned a Ph.D. from OISE at the University of Toronto. Her Ph.D. Thesis entitled "On the Pawprints of Terror": The Human Rights Regime and the Production of Truth and Subjectivity in Post-Authoritarian Chile traces 20 years of history in the development of Chilean state policy to deal with human rights abuses. Her work deals with issues of disappearances, torture, truth commissions and compensation policy. Her research and teaching interests also include professional and research ethics, and critical anti-racist and anti-colonial practice and teaching methods.

Degrees

PhD, Oise/University of Toronto
Master of Education, Oise/University of Toronto
BSW, Ryerson University

Research Interests:

Human Rights , Ethics , Education & Pedagogy, Research methodology, Professional competency profiles

All Publications

Book Chapters

Macías, T. (2014) . ‘Tortured bodies’: The biopolitics of torture and truth in Chile. In S. Perera & S. Razack (Eds.), At the limits of justice: Women of colour theorize terror. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Journal Articles

Macías, T. (2015) . "Between a rock and a hard place: Negotiating the neoliberal regulation of social work practice and education." Alternative Routes 26(Special Issue: Neoliberalism and the degradation of education): 251-276.

Macías, T. (2013) . "Bursting Bubbles": The Challenges of Teaching Critical Social Work. Affilia, 28(3), 322-324.

Macías, T. (2013) . "Tortured women and hungry widows": Patriarchal neoliberalism and the logic of compensational justice in Chile. Affilia, 28(2), 126-139.

Macías, T. (2013) . ‘Tortured bodies’: The biopolitics of torture and truth in Chile. The International Journal of Human Rights, 17(1), 113-132.

Macías, T. (2012) . ‘In the world’: Towards a Foucaultian ethics of reading in social work. Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity, and Practice, 1(1), 1-19.

Nelson, J., & Macías, T. (2008) . “Living with a white disease”: Women of color and their engagement with breast cancer resource information. Women's Health and Urban Life, 7(1), 139-142.

Book Reviews

Macias, T. (2014) . "The politics of memory in Chile: From Pinochet to Bachelet" Latin American Politics and Society 56(4), 182-185.

Macías, T. (2013) . Arrested justice: Black women, violence, and America's prison nation/Fallgirls: Gender and the framing of torture at Abu Ghraib. Gender, Place & Culture, 20(6), 836-838.


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/SOWK4020 3.0  Issues in the Study of the Welfare State: Power, Organization and Bureaucracy LECT