Profiles in "Latina/o Studies" Expertise Area

  • Professor Espinosa is an Arizona-based artist, cultural activist; specialist in identity and liberation practices; voice, text, and acting coach. She performed and taught throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
  • Sarat's work explores the intersection of religion and migration in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, with special attention to ways in which people draw upon religion to formulate notions of belonging and confront challenges.
  • Avilés-Santiago is the Vice Dean of the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) at Arizona State University (ASU). He is also a former Director of ASU's OVMAE.
  • Vanessa Fonseca-Chávez is a Chicana scholar whose research focuses on place studies, rural communities, and the legacies of colonialism in Chicanx and Indigenous literature and culture.
  • Lopez explores disparities in early diagnosis and subsequent intervention services in underserved children and families including low-income, limited-education and racial/ethnic minorities, and Latinx children with autism..
  • Flores-González' current research explores the effects of racialization on the ways young adults understand national belonging.
  • Dr. Linton is a community-engaged scholar who utilizes legal analysis and ethnographic methods to chart not only reproductive rights in the United States and El Salvador but also grassroots organizing efforts.