María do Mar Castro Varela

María do Mar Castro Varela holds degrees in psychology and education and a doctorate in political science. She is a professor of general education and social work at the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin. She works on and researches gender and queer studies, postcolonial theory, critical migration studies and education studies, trauma studies and conspiracy myths, among others. She is chairwoman of the Berliner Institut für kontrapunktische Gesellschaftsanalysen (BIKA e.V.), founder and member of bildungsLab* and a member of the Radiating Globality research group under the direction of Gayatri C. Spivak.

As of May 2021