department faculty at various events

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Adelaida R. Del CastilloAdelaida R. Del Castillo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Graduate Adviser 
Office: AL-359 | Phone: (619) 594-1257
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: Mexican gender systems, social and cultural citizenship, Mexicana/Chicana feminist history

Michael DomínguezMichael Domínguez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: AL-355 | Phone: (619) 594-8443
Email: [email protected]
Areas of Research: schooling experiences of [email protected] youth:  identity construction, socio-political development and activism, racialization, and community and family ingenuity.

Victoria Gonzalez RiveraVictoria González Rivera, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: AL-394 | Phone: (619) 594-8447
Email: [email protected] 
Research Interests: Gender, sexuality, and Mexican, Chicanx, and Nicaraguan history.

Roberto D. HernándezRoberto D. Hernández, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: AL-388 | Phone: (619) 594-4219
Email: [email protected] 
Research Interests: Comparative border studies, decolonial theory, social movements

D. Emily HicksD. Emily Hicks, Ph.D.
Professor
Office: AL-363 | Phone: (619) 594-6920
Email: [email protected] 
Research Interests: Postcolonial studies, border theory, Chicana literature

María Ibarra

María Ibarra, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department Chair, Undergraduate Adviser 
Office: AL-396 | Phone: (619) 594-0316
Email: m1iba[email protected] 
Research Interests: Globalization and social reproduction, (im)migration and paid domestic labor

Norma Iglesias-PrietoNorma Iglesias-Prieto, Ph.D.
Professor
Office: AL-348 | Phone: (619) 594-0656
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: U.S.-Mexican border, gender, and film studies


Isidro OrtizIsidro Ortiz, Ph.D.

Professor
Office: AL-357 | Phone: (619) 594-1256
Email: [email protected]
Research Interests: Chicana and Chicano politics, Community organization, educational reform


Lecturers

JJames Garzaames Garza, Ph.D.
Office: AL-395 | Phone: (619) 594-0970
Email: [email protected]

 

Corel Mac-Farland ThuetCoral MacFarland-Thuet
Office: AL-372 | Phone: (619) 594-3571
Email: [email protected]

Abel MaciasAbel Macias
Office: AL-392 | Phone: (619) 594-6641 
Email: [email protected]

 

Gregorio PantojaGregorio Pantoja 
Office: AL-392  | Phone: (619) 594-6641 
Email: gpanto[email protected]


Staff

Bertha Hernández
Administrative Coordinator
Office: AL-348 
Phone: (619) 594-8444
Email: [email protected]


Faculty Emeritus

Richard Griswold del CastilloRichard Griswold del Castillo, Ph.D.
Professor
Email: [email protected]


José "Pepe" VillarinoJosé "Pepe" Villarino, Ph.D.
Professor

Maria ButlerMaria Butler
Lecturer
Email: [email protected]

Leilani Grajeda-HigleyLeilani Grajeda-Higley
Lecturer
Email: [email protected]