Profiles in "Colonialism" Expertise Area

  • 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.
  • Free is Associate Professor of English, affiliate faculty in Gender and Women's Studies, and Barret Honors College faculty.
  • Capielo Rosario’s research interests include Latinx psychology, migration processes, and how coloniality impacts the mental health of Latinx communities in the United States, particularly Puerto Ricans.
  • Harleen Kaur received her doctorate in sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a Teaching Assistant Professor for the Sanford School. Her background and research interests are in racism, state formation, and belonging.