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Assistant Professor of Religion of Religious Studies (3241); Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology (3284)

118 Saunders Hall
Campus Box 3225
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3225
919-962-3934 (phone)

B.A. University of Michigan, 1992
M.A. Columbia University, 1995
M. Phil. Columbia University, 1998
Ph.D. Columbia University, 2005

Research Interests

Professor Ochoa’s research interests include African-inspired religions in Latin America and the Caribbean, Cuban-Kongo societies of affliction, materiality, Creolization and racialization, and critical ethnographic practice.