CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

  • 1998 PhD, English, Cornell University

  • 1996 MA, English, Cornell University

  • 1993 BA, English, Willamette University

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • 2021– University of Texas at Austin, Professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

  • 2010–21 University of Oregon, Professor of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies

  • 2006–10 University of Oregon, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies

  • 2005-06 University of Oregon, Barbara and Carlisle Moore Distinguished Visiting Professor of English

  • 2004-06 Binghamton University, State University of New York, Associate Professor of English

  • 2002-03 Stanford University, Hewlett Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Institute for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

  • 1998-04 Binghamton University, State University of New York, Assistant Professor of English

 

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

  • 2019-20 Faculty Director, Latinx Academic Residential Community, University of Oregon

  • 2014-15 Director, Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS), University of Oregon

  • 2011-12 Scholar in Residence, Center on Diversity and Community (CoDaC), University of Oregon

  • 2008-11 Head, Ethnic Studies Department, University of Oregon

  • 2006-08 Director, Ethnic Studies Program, University of Oregon

  • 2005-11 Director, Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Sexuality Studies (CRESS), University of Oregon

  • 2003-05 Director of Undergraduate Studies, English Department, Binghamton University, SUNY

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS & HONORS

  • 2022 College Research Fellowship, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin

  • 2022 Faculty Research Fellowship, Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

  • 2020 Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Oregon

  • 2019-20 Academic Support Grant, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon

  • 2019 Visionary Jotería Scholar Award, Association of Jotería Arts, Activism, and Scholarship (AJAAS)

  • 2019 Faculty Leader Fellowship, Pardee RAND Graduate School

  • 2018 Rippey Innovative Teaching Award, University of Oregon

  • 2017 Rippey Innovative Teaching Award, University of Oregon

  • 2014 Summer Research Stipend (institutionally nominated for an NEH Summer Stipend), University of Oregon

  • 2014 Mariposa Award, National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies LBMT and Joto Caucuses

  • 2013 Fund for Faculty Excellence Award (for distinction in scholarship and contribution to the university), University of Oregon

  • 2012 Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Anthology (Gay Latino Studies), Lambda Literary Foundation

  • 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award (for promoting cultural diversity and racial justice), University of Oregon

  • 2008-09 Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education Award, University of Oregon

  • 2002-03 Hewlett Fellowship, Research Institute for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University

  • 2002-03 Dr. Nuala McGann Dresher Leave, United University Professionals (UUP)

  • 2001 Dean’s Research Semester, Binghamton University, State University of New York

  • 1999-03 Dean’s Workshop (series of one-year awards), Binghamton University, State University of New York

  • 1997-98 Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Cornell University

  • 1995-97 Graduate School Special Minority Fellowship, Cornell University

  • 1993-94 Sage Fellowship, Cornell University