Recent Faculty Publications


Chávez, Alex E. Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017.

Fuentes, Agustín. The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional. Dutton Books, 2017.


García-Romero, Anne. The Fornes Frame: Contemporary Latina Playwrights and the Legacy of Maria Irene Fornes. Tuscon: The University of Arizona Press, 2016.

Rivera-Rideau, Petra R., Jones, Jennifer A., and Paschel, Tianna eds. Afro-Latin@s in Movement: Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas. Palgrave Macmillan US, 2016.


Menes, Orlando. Heresies. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015.


Narvaez, Darcia. Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture, and Wisdom. New York: W.W. Norton, 2014.

Ruiz, JasonAmericans in the Treasure House: Travel to Porfirian Mexico and the Cultural Politics of Empire. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014.


Leal, David L. and José E. Limón, eds. Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013.

Matovina, Timothy and Jesús F. de la Teja, eds. Recollections of a Tejano Life: Antonio Menchaca in Texas History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013.

Menes, Orlando RicardoFetish. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.

Pensado, JaimeRebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture during the Long SixtiesStanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013.

Ramírez, RicardoMobilizing Opportunities: The Evolving Latino Electorate and the Future of American Politics. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013.


Fraga, Luis Ricardo, John Garcia, Rodney Hero, Michael Jones-Correa, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, and Gary Segura. Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy PreferencesNew York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Fuentes, Agustín. Race, Monogamy and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths about Human Nature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.

Limón, JoséAmérico Paredes: Culture and Critique. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012.

Matovina, TimothyLatino Catholicism: Transformation in America’s Largest Church. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012.

Moreno, MariselFamily Matters: Puerto Rican Women Authors on the Island and the Mainland. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012.

Narvaez, Darcia, J. Panksepp, A. Schore, and T. Gleason, eds. Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and PolicyNew York: Oxford University Press, 2012.