M.A. Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, University of Arizona. 2016.
B.A. Spanish, Portland State University. 2013.
B.A. Interdisciplinary Arts & Letters, Prescott College. 2005.
Grants & Fellowships
2018 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship in Quechua, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, University of Georgia ($7,500)
2018 LACSI Graduate Field Research Award, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School, University of Georgia ($1,100).
2018 Special Projects Grant, Willson Center for Humanities & Arts, University of Georgia ($500)
Lightsey, Louisiana. 2017. “Prefigurative Politics.” Global South Studies: A Collective Publication with The Global South. https://globalsouthstudies.as.virginia.edu/
Lightsey, Louisiana. 2017. “Biopolitics and Globalization.” Global South Studies: A Collective Publication with The Global South. https://globalsouthstudies.as.virginia.edu/
Political ecology, community-based conservation, visual ethnography, Amazonian anthropology, Latin American studies, multispecies ethnography, political ontology, alterpolitics, posthumanism.