Luz María Gordillo
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Research & Teaching Interests
- Transnational and immigration studies.
- Chicana feminist theory.
- History of [transnational] sexualities.
- Global feminisms.
- Engendered History: The Collected Works of Antonia Castañeda. Eds., Linda Heidenreich, Deena Gonzalez, and Luz María Gordillo. University of North Texas Press. (Forthcoming 2014)
- Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering Transnational Ties. University of Texas Press, 2010.
- Documentary Film – Antonia: A Chicana Story. A full-length documentary film co-produced and co-directed by Luz María Gordillo and Juan Javier Pescador. Spring 2013.
Peer-reviewed Articles and Book Chapters
- "Outlawing Transnational Sexualities: Mexican Women, U.S. Immigration Policy, and National Security," for the three-volume anthology entitled Hidden Lives and Human Rights: Understanding the Controversies and Tragedies in Undocumented Immigration. Edited by Louis A. Lorentzen. (Forthcoming 2014)
- "Engendering Transnational Social Networks: Mexicanas and Community Formation in San Ignacio-Detroit," Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social. Volume 10, Issue 1, Fall 2010; 28–59.
- "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. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi Press, 2009; 149–166.
- Review of Deborah A. Boehm's Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality Among Transnational Mexicans. Gender and Society. Vol. 27, No. 4, August 2013.
- Review of Joanne B. Mulcahy's Remedios: The Healing Life of Eva Castellanoz. Oregon Historical Quarterly. Vol. 112, No. 3, Fall 2011; 381–382.
- Review of Vicky Ruiz and John R. Chávez's Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua & Chicana Histories. Western Historical Quarterly. Vol. 40, No. 3, Autumn 2009; 378–379.
Contact Dr. Gordillo
WSU Vancouver: VMMC 202W