Recent Faculty Publications


Tatiana Botero, Associate Teaching Professor, Spanish, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Elena Mangione-Lora, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures,  Art as an Agency for Change: Guayasamín from Ecuador to the Foreign-Language Classroom

David Cortez, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Political (Mis)behavior: Attention and Lacunae in the Study of Latino Politics, Annual Review of Sociology  44(1): 213-235 

Timothy Matovina, Professor, Department of Theology, Theologies of Guadalupe: From the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis, New York: Oxford University Press, 2018


Jaime M. Pensado, Associate Professor, Department of History, México Beyond 1968 Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression During the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies

Ricardo Ramírez, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Democrats can't continue to neglect Latinos and expect their votesThe Guardian, Nov 6, 2018

Paola Uparella, PhD Candidate, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and Carlos A. Jáuregui, Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Anthropology, The Vagina and the Eye of Power (Essay on Genitalia and Visual Sovereignty), H-ART 3 (2018): 79-114



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.