Ana Marín Morales (MSc University of Oxford) is a visual and material culture anthropologist. Her research agenda includes projects on repatriation of visual collections as tools for cultural revival initiatives as intergenerational dialogue with the indigenous communities in Colombia. Her master's dissertation propelled the consolidation of an indigenous documentation centre in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, based on the repatriation of a collection by DPhil Donald Tayler part of the Pitt Rivers Museum.
She has experience working on the categorization and analysis of archival material in projects for the University of Oxford, the National General Archive of Colombia, and the National University of Colombia. She has co-curated museum exhibitions with the support of the National Library of Colombia, and the Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History. As part of the CONPEACE project, she has worked as a researcher and consultant.
Marín Morales' research interests include how the role of memory could be amplified and better nuanced through the returning of audiovisual collections for the empowerment of communities located in conflict zones to propel local projects for peacebuilding and development.