Dr. Luz María Gordillo
Dr. Gordillo is an Associate Professor in the department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies and Graduate Faculty in the department of American Studies at WSUV. She’s the author of Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational Ties. Dr. Gordillo's research focuses on gendered historical processes of Mexican immigration between the United States and Mexico. Her research also investigates the history of immigration law and its direct impact on transnational fields. Dr. Gordillo recently published her article entitled "The Bracero, the Wetback and the Terrorist: Mexican Immigration, Legislation and National Security" in A New Kind of Containment: "The War on Terror," Race, and Sexuality. Her latest research is on the history of Mexican immigrant women, immigration law in the United States and ideas of national security since 1942.
Dr. Gordillo's book Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational Ties was awarded the 2011 ALLA Book Award.
Antonia: A Chicana Story
This documentary film reveals the history and experiences of Antonia Castañeda from her childhood journeys with a migrant family between Crystal City and the Yakima Valley in Washington state, to her coming of age as a Chicana activist, community organizer, feminist, teacher, mentor and scholar.
|Course ID||Title||Meeting Time||Location||Semester||Syllabus|
|WST/SOC/CES||Intersections of Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality|
|HIST/WST||History of Sexualities|
|WST||Women in Pop Culture|
|WST/CES||La Chicana in U.S. Society|
|AMS||Global Feminisms and Diasporas|
- Transnational and Immigration Studies
- Global Feminisms
- History of [Transnational] Sexualities
- Critical Culture Theory
- Ph.D., History, Michigan State University, 2005.
- M.A., Media Studies, The New School, 1996.
- B.A., (Summa Cum Laude) Film and Photography, Brooklyn College, 1991.