Natasha Zaretsky received her Ph.D. in anthropology from Princeton University, focusing her research on the aftermath of political violence and genocide in Argentina, specifically the social movements and human rights groups formed to advocate for memory and justice.  Her broader research interests include the role of memory and truth in rebuilding communities and nations in the Americas, and the impact of genocide and human rights on diaspora communities. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at New York University and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University, where she chairs the Latin America Working Group and leads the Truth in the Americas project.  Her recent book, Landscapes of Memory and Impunity (co-edited with A.H. Levine)  presents the first comprehensive volume about the aftermath of the worst terrorist attack in Argentina's history.  Her current research focuses on post-Soviet Jews in New York, and the role of imagination in a time of precarity in Cuba.  In addition to her writing, she is working on two documentary films - about the politics of memory in Argentina, and public art in contemporary Cuba. 

In addition to her teaching, Dr. Zaretsky currently contributes regularly to Latin America Goes Global and the Argentina Genocide Chronicles, and serves as the Executive Director of Sound Potential.