University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
Show sidebar contents
Want to help support literacy in Southern Arizona?
Become a Friend Now!

Luis Plascencia

Lucy Ortiz

Dr. Plascencia is currently serving as Lecturer at the Center for Mexican American Studies, at UT Arlington, and Instructor in the M.A. Program in the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Anthropology at The University of Texas at Austin, and previously taught at UT Austin, Northeastern Illinois University and Arizona State University.

He is the author of "Disenchanting Citizenship: Mexican Migrants and the Boundaries of Belonging," and co-editor with Professor Gloria H. Cuádraz of "Mexican Workers and the Making of Arizona." In addition, he has published several book chapters, journal articles and public policy reports related to the Mexico-U.S. borderlands, Latinas/os in the United States, naturalization, contract labor programs in Canada and the United States.

Professor Plascencia also has served as expert witness on several migration court cases, and presented expert testimony to several international and national governing institutions.

His current project is a book manuscript on state and local government efforts to regulate Mexican migration in Arizona, California and Texas.

Mexican Workers and the Making of Arizona
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
University of Arizona Press
October 2018
ISBN 9780816531868
$45.00, INSTORE
Buy now

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

Show sponsors