Kristine Muñoz


Kristine L. Muñoz received Ph.D in 1989 from the University of Washington and has been at the University of Iowa since 1995. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Colombia for close to 40 years, focusing first on personal relationships and persuasion and more recently on counter-narratives of Medellín intended for public humanities audiences and objectives (see https// . She received a Fulbright research and teaching award for Spring, 2022 to collaborate with colleagues at the Universidad de Antioquia to study a government-mandated peace course taught in public and private schools. In the Department of Spanish and Portuguese she teaches courses on the history and culture of Medellín, culture, language and health, storytelling, and health narratives.