Will Boose

Education

  • BA, History, Florida State University, 2018
  • MA, Latin American Studies, University of Florida, 2020

Research

Will is a first-year PhD student conducting research on the labor experiences of motorcycle taxi drivers in Iquitos and Lima, Perú. His work also analyzes the Peruvian government's varying policy approaches to the motorcycle taxi economy in both cities. He seeks to center motorcycle taxi drivers and other transportation workers in the academic literatures on mobilities, infrastructures, and cities. Before joining the program, Will graduated from the Master's in Latin American Studies (MALAS) program at the University of Florida in May 2020. He also incorporates photography and poetry into his research, and currently serves as the Digital Director of the Iquitos-based poetry review Sentidos: Revista Amazónica. Personal pronouns: he/him.