Affiliated Faculty

Gabriela F Arredondo
  • Title
    • Chair, LALS Department
    • Associate Professor
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Latin American & Latino Studies
  • Affiliations Chicano Latino Research Center, History Department, Feminist Studies Department, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
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  • Office Location Merrill Acad. Building, # 33
  • Office Hours Fall 2017 Wednesdays 1:30-3:30 pm & by appt.
  • Mail Stop Merrill Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • LALS Dept., Merrill Faculty Services, 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise History, Race, Immigration, Latin American and Latino Studies, Mexico, US History, Feminist Studies, Social Justice, Latino/a Studies
  • Courses Taught LALS 100: Concepts & Theories in Latin American and Latin@ Studies; LALS80H: Comparative Latina/o Histories; LALS144: Mexicana/Chicana Histories; LALS180: Borders: Real and Imagined; LALS194: Migration Histories in the Americas; LALS200: Graduate: Concepts & Theories in LALS; LALS225: Graduate: Comparative Race in the Americas; LALS143: Migrations, Race, Ethnicity in the U.S.

Summary of Expertise

Latina/o studies; U.S. im/migration histories; U.S. social and cultural history; Chicana/o history; critical race and ethnicity studies; Chicana and Mexicana feminisms; “borderlands” studies; history of modern Mexico; migration histories of the Américas.

Research Interests

Current research interests in cross-ethnic and cross-racial cooperation, diversity in coalitions, and processes of racial "mixing" in historical contexts of struggles for social justice.




Biography, Education and Training

Chair, LALS Dept; Associate Professor LALS; former director Chicano Latino Research Center; author Mexican Chicago: Race, Identity, and Nation, 1916-1939 (2008); co-editor Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader (2003). PhD (History) The University of Chicago, MA (History) SFSU, BA (History) Reed College.

Honors, Awards and Grants

- Distinguished Speaker, Organization of American Historians
- Golden Apple Teaching Award, Social Sciences Division, UCSC
- Research Fellowship, Stanford University: Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity

Teaching Interests

Dr. Arredondo's teaching and research interests include comparative Latina/o histories, gender and racial formations, U.S./Mexico histories, comparative immigration/migration, U.S. social history, and Chicana/o histories.