Katrin Hansing is examining the impact of the complex economic and social reforms currently taking place in Cuba.
Hansing is a social anthropologist and documentary filmmaker with over 20 years of experience working on Cuba. She is associate professor of anthropology and sociology at Baruch College, The City University of New York, and is currently a visiting scholar at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Previously, she was the associate director of the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University in Miami. She received her doctorate from Oxford.
Her documentray film, Freddy Ilanga, Che’s Swahili Translator, appeared in 2009.