Rachel Nolan

Core Faculty Member, Human Capital Initiative

PhD, Latin American and Caribbean History, New York University

Rachel Nolan is a Core Faculty Member of the Human Capital Initiative at the Boston University Global Development Policy Center and an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the BU Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. Her research focuses on political violence, Central American civil wars, childhood and the family, historical memory and US-Latin American relations. Her first book, Until I Find You: Disappeared Children and Coercive Adoptions from Guatemala will be published by Harvard University Press in January 2024. Her research has been funded by the Russell Sage Foundation, Social Science Research Council, Fulbright, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and the ACLS/Mellon Foundation. She holds a PhD in Latin American and Caribbean History from New York University.  

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