Gabriela F Arredondo
  • Title
    • Associate Professor of LALS
    • Ex Oficio, Chair, LALS
    • Chair, Merrill Faculty Fellows
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
    • Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas
    • Merrill College
  • Affiliations Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas, History Department, Merrill College, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Feminist Studies Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Office Location
    • Merrill College Academic Building, 33
  • Office Hours Winter 2024: Wednesdays 12:30pm - 2:30pm by sign up: alternating in person and via zoom
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • LALS Dept., Merrill Faculty Services, 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Latin American and Latino Studies; Latino/a Studies; Chicana/o Studies; Critical Race and Ethnic Studies; US History; Archives, Archival Practices; Mexico; Border Studies
  • Courses LALS10: Intro to Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x/e Studies, LALS 100: Bridging Latin American & Latina/o/x Studies, LALS143: Comparative Race and Ethnicity, LALS144: Mexicana/Chicana Histories, LALS180: Borders: Real and Imagined: México-U.S., LALS194: Migration Histories in the Americas, LALS200: Graduate: Bridging Latin American & Latino Studies: Concepts & Theories in LALS, LALS225: Graduate: Comparative Race in the Americas

Summary of Expertise

Chicana/o/x histories; Chicana and Mexicana feminisms; “borderlands” studies; Migration histories of the Américas; Latina/o/x studies; social history - U.S./Mexico;  critical race studies;  history of modern Mexico. 

Research Interests

Current research interests in cross-ethnic and cross-racial cooperation rooted in historical Chicana/o/x activism, diversity in coalitions, and processes of racial "mixing" in historical contexts of struggles for rights in what is now the United States.




Biography, Education and Training

Associate Professor LALS; former Chair, LALS Department (2016-2021);Chair, Merrill College Faculty Fellows; UCSC EVC Research Fellow 2018-19; former director Chicano Latino Research Center; author Mexican Chicago: Race, Identity, and Nation, 1916-1939 (2008); co-editor Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader (2003). PhD (History), The University of Chicago; CIC Fellow: University of Michigan; MA (History) SFSU; BA (History) Reed College.

Honors, Awards and Grants

- Distinguished Speaker, Organization of American Historians

- Fellowship, UCSC Executive Vice Chancellor's Fellows Academy

- Golden Apple Teaching Award, Social Sciences Division, UCSC

- Research Fellowship, Stanford University: Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity

Teaching Interests

Dr. Arredondo's teaching and research interests include Chicana/o/x histories, comparative Latina/o/x histories, comparative immigration/migrations in the United States, histories of ethnic and racial studies, bridging Latin American and Latina/o Studies,  gender and racial formations, U.S./Mexico histories, oral history and archival research methods.