Alejandra Osorio Tarazona is a Peruvian historian who graduated from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru, and the Universidad Católica del Perú. She works as a doctoral research fellow for the project “A Global History of Technology, 1850-2000” at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. Her Ph.D. project focuses on cooking technologies in twentieth-century Peru and Argentina. In 2017 she worked as a researcher for the project “Technology Transfer and Sectorial Development in the Peruvian Economy, 1890-1967” at the Universidad del Pacífico, Peru, and was a lecturer at the same university house. She has researched the development of fishery science during the 1960s in Peru, as well as female participation in scientific development. After her undergraduate studies in art history, Osorio worked for many years in the production of art exhibitions, mainly from contemporary Latin American artists.
Since 2017: Doctoral research fellow in the project “A Global History of Technology, 1850–2000”, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany (funded by the European Research Council)
2017: Assistant professor, Universidad del Pacífico, Peru.
2016-2017: Research assistant in the project “Technology Transfer and Sectorial Development in the Peruvian Economy 1890-1967”, Centro de Investigación de la Universidad del Pacífico, Peru
2013-2016, MA, History, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru.
2006-2012, BA, Art History, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru.
- Carrasco, José Manuel, Martin Monsalve Zanatti, and Alejandra Osorio. "Adoption of Technology and Globalization, the First Development of Peru’s Patent System, 1890–1930”. In Business History Conference, 14-16 March 2019, Cartagena, Colombia
- Osorio, Alejandra. “Latin America: Identifying Current Trends and Approaches on the History of technology”. In International Committee for the History of Technology Conference, July 2018, Saint-Étienne, France.
- Osorio, Alejandra. “A Global History of Technology, 1850-2000”. Workshop: History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Peru and about Peru, June 2018, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru.
- Osorio, Alejandra. “Women in Marine Sciences: Female Scientists from IMARPE (1964-1980)”. Workshop: Gender, University, and Scientific Discourses in Contemporary Peru, October 2016, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru