Shawn Moura

University of Maryland College Park

    Shawn Moura is a doctoral candidate in Latin American history at the University of Maryland, College Park. His dissertation, "Development Begins at Home: Women and the Domestic Economy in Brazil, 1945-1975," examines the relationship between women's evolving gender roles and their engagement with development. The dissertation includes analysis of attempts by industrialists, advertisers, and multinational enterprises to shape women's family roles and economic behavior. He will present a paper at the BHC annual meeting on the multinational cosmetic firm Avon's adaptation of its business practices to Brazil and the company's efforts to shape local standards of feminine respectability.

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Doctoral Colloquium Participation

Doctoral Colloquium 2014, Frankfurt, Germany