|Division||Social Sciences Division|
|Department||Latin American & Latino Studies|
|Affiliations||Chicano Latino Research Center, |
Feminist Studies Department,
|Web Site||Faculty Research Lecture|
|Office||Merrill College 36|
|Office Hours||Winter: Wed. 1-3, appointments advised|
|Campus Mail Stop||Merrill Faculty Services|
|1156 High Street|
Santa Cruz, CA
The movement for reproductive justice, family, poverty, sexuality, transnational migration by Mexicans, Chicanx-Latinx studies, feminism, ethnographic research methods
Biography, Education and Training
University of California, Berkeley
Honors, Awards and Grants
American Anthropological Association's Committee on Gender Equity in Anthropology Award, 2016
Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists 2016 ALLA Distinguished Career Award
The Society for the Anthropology of North America Distinguished Career Achievement in the Critical Study of North America Award, 2010
“Honorable Mention” for the 2009-10 Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
“Faculty Research Lecture” by the Academic Senate, University of California Santa Cruz, 2009
“Scholar of the Year” by the Chicano/Latino Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006.
“NACCS Scholar of the Year” by the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies, 2003.
The Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights Outstanding Book Award of 2002 for Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios, co-authored with The Latina Feminist Group.
Named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics, Hispanic Business Magazine, October 2002.
- “Intersectional Praxis in the Movement for Reproductive Justice: The Respect ABQ Women Campaign,” Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 14, no. 2 (2016): 509-533.
- "Contesting Structural Vulnerability through Reproductive Justice Activism with Latina Immigrants in California." North American Dialogue 19, no. 1 (2016): 36-45.
- I'm Neither Here nor There: Mexicans' Quotidian Struggles with Migration and Poverty
- Why Are Immigrant Families Different Now?
- Mexicans in California: Transformation and Challenges (co-edited with Ramón Gutiérrez). Durham: Duke University Press, 2009.
- Special issue on "Gendered Borderlands" (co-edited with Denise A. Segura) Gender and Society 22, no. 5 (2008).
- Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: A Reader (co-edited with Denise A. Segura). Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.
- Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader (co-edited with Gabriela Arredondo, Aída Hurtado, Norma Klahn, and Olga Nájera Ramírez). Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.
- Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios (co-authored with The Latina Feminist Group). Durham: Duke University Press, 2001.
Migration, Gender and Health in Latina/o Communities
Latino Families in Transition
Latina/o Ethnographic Practice
Criminalizing the Poor
Migration, Borders, Borderlands
Courses TaughtLALS 166: Latino Families in Transition
LALS 175: Migration, Gender and Health in the Latina/o Community
LALS 194C: Criminalizing the Poor
LALS 212: Latina/o Ethnographic Practice
LALS 210: Latina Feminisms: Theory and Practice
LALS 204: Migration, Borders, Borderlands