Graduate Directory

Brittney Bayardo
  • Pronouns she/her
  • Title
    • Ph.D. Student
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Crown College Faculty Wing, N/A
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services

Research Interests

Social Movements, Youth Studies, Chicana Feminisms

Biography, Education and Training


Ph.D. Student in Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California Santa Cruz


M.A. in Chicano/Chicana Studies, California State University Northridge

Thesis "Constructing Community: San Fernando Valley Youth and Community Activism"


B.A. in Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California Irvine

Honors, Awards and Grants

Graduate Student Fellowship, National Humanities Center for Virtual Institute (Winter 23)

Publishing Fellowship, Los Angeles Review of Books (Summer 22)

Regents Fellowship, University of California Santa Cruz (Fall 21)

Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program, The California State University (Summer 21)


Teaching Interests

Teaching Assistant Experience

- Racism, Science, and Health: Colonial and Carceral Legacies

- Introduction to Human Rights and Social Justice

- Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies

- Hip Hop History