Camilla Fojas is Foundation Professor and director of the School of Social Transformation. Her research explores mediated cultures of the Americas and the Pacific through the axes of empire, security and race within the context of the expanding borders the United States and with a specific focus on the U.S.-Mexico border. She has published or co-edited nine books on these topics, most recently "Border Optics: Surveillance Cultures on the US-Mexico Frontier" (NYU Press, 2021).
Ph.D. Comparative Literature (film and cultural studies of the Americas), New York University 1999
Master’s degree. Comparative Literature, New York University 1996
Bachelor’s degree. Comparative Literature and Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz 1993