Hannah Gill

Director, Latino Migration Project

Leads the Latino Migration Project and teaches global service-learning course
K-12 Resources | Migration | Service | Teaching


Hannah Gill ’99 joined the Center for Global Initiatives in 2004 as a Rockefeller postdoctoral scholar. She now shares a joint position at the center and the Institute for the Study of the Americas. An anthropologist with a specialization in Latin American and Caribbean migration studies, she directs the Latino Migration Project at UNC-Chapel Hill, a public educational program on Latin American immigration and integration in North Carolina. She is the author and co-author of two books: “North Carolina and the Latino Migration Experience: New Roots in the Old North State” and “Going to Carolina de Norte, Narrating Mexican Migrant Experiences.” Hannah teaches a global service learning class – Latin American Immigrant Perspectives: Ethnography in Action – that travels to Guanajuato, Mexico each year. She received a doctorate in philosophy in social anthropology from the University of Oxford, England and a Bachelor of Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill. Hannah is a native of Alamance County, North Carolina and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.