Principal Investigators

Project Coordinator:
Robert Irwin, Professor, Spanish and Portuguese (UC, Davis)

Site Coordinators:
Tijuana
Guillermo Alonso Meneses, 
Professor, Cultural Studies (COLEF)
Mexico City/Mexico State
Maricruz Castro Ricalde
, Professor/Researcher, Humanities and Education, (Tec de Monterrey)
Guadalajara/Jalisco
Luis Rodolfo Morán Quiroz, Professor, Sociology, U de Guadalajara
Ciudad Juárez
Abraham Paniagua Vázquez, Director, School of Political and Social Sciences, UA de Chihuahua
Monterrey
Cristina Reynaga, Professor, Humanidades y Educación, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Research Team:
Tijuana

  • Ana Luisa Calvillo,  PhD Student, Education, Arts and Humanities (UA de Chihuahua)
  • Lizbeth de la Cruz, PhD Student, Spanish  (UC, Davis)
  • Sarah Hart, PhD Student, Performance Studies(UC, Davis)
  • Jessica Ordaz, Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies (UC, Boulder)
  • Yairamaren Román Maldonado, PhD Student, Spanish (UC, Berkeley)
  • Danae Valenzuela, PhD Student, Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Marlené Mercado, PhD Student, Cultural Studies (UC, Davis)
  • Marinka Swift, PhD Student, Linguistics (UC, Davis)
  • Dörte Kresbsbach, MA Student, Latin American Studies/Migration Studies (Freie Universität Berlin/COLEF)
  • José Israel Ibarra González, PhD Student, Migration Studies (COLEF)
  • José Stalin Plascencia, PhD Student, Sociology, UC Riverside
  • Katherine Maldonado, PhD Student, Sociology, UC Riverside
  • Isaac Ismael Rivera, Independent Scholar
  • Alia DeBurro, MA Student, Spanish, UC Davis
  • Brooke Kipling, MA Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Kyle Proehl, PhD Student, Comparative Literature (UC Davis)
  • Ross Hernández, PhD Student, Comparative Literature (UC Davis)
  • Ernesto Zarco, PhD Student, Regional Studies (U Autónoma de Chiapas)
  • Leopoldo Peña, PhD Student, Spanish (UC Irvine)

Davis

  • Rigo Nava, Alumnus, BA in History (UC, Davis)
  • John Guzmán Aguilar, PhD Student, Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • José Solorio Ramírez, BS Student, Computer Science (UC, Davis)
  • Antonio Solorio Ramírez  BA Student, Economics (UC, Berkeley)
  • Amelia Fenk BA Student, Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Lucio Lira  BA Student, Psychology &  Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Claudia Tang  BA & BS Student, Biological Sciences & Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Mariana Galindo-Vega  BA Student, Sociology &  Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Emma Ramos Reyna BA Student, Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Sabrina Habchi BA Student, Political Science (UC, Davis)
  • Vanessa Campo BA Student, Sociology & Spanish (UC, Davis)
  • Evelyn Enciso BA Student, Spanish & Politics (UC, Davis)
  • Aida Lizalde Sánchez, Alumna, BA in Art Studio (UC Davis)
  • Amalia Montes, BA Student, Sociology & Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis
  • Kareli Mendez Morales, BA Student, Human Development, UC Davis
  • Mariana Alvarado-Soria, BA Student, Political Science-Public Service & Spanish, UC Davis

Ciudad de México

  • John Guzmán Aguilar, Phd Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • María José Gutiérrez, Phd Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Dubravka Sužnjević, Independent Scholar
  • Luis Armando Hernández Cuevas, Profesor/ Researcher (Tec de Monterrey)
  • Óscar Miranda Villanueva,Profesor/ Researcher (Tec de Monterrey)
  • Robert Domínguez Cáceres,Profesor/ Researcher, Humanities and Education  (Tec de Monterrey)
  • Ailyn Ríos, BA Student, Communication and Journalism (UNAM)

Guadalajara

  • Enrique Martínez Curiel, Profesor/ Researcher, Social Sciences and Humanities (U de Guadalajara Centro Universitario de los Valles)
  • Patricia Gascón, Director of Migrant Services, Zapópan City Hall
  • José Brian Guzmán, BA Student, Sociology (U de Guadalajara)
  • Pedro Magallón, Independent Scholar
  • Javier Contreras, Case Section Coordinator, Instituto Jaliscience para Migrantes
  • Padre José Juan Cervantes, Codirector, Casa Scalabrini Guadalajara
  • Antonio Mena, Independent Scholar
  • Cynthia Lezama, MA Student, Socioterritorial Studies (U de Guadalajara)
  • Lizbeth de la Cruz, Phd Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Ana Lucía Magdaleno, MA Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Gisela Centeno López, Migrant Services Group, Jalisco State Human Rights Commission
  • Daniel Ávila Carrillo, Migrant Services Group, Jalisco State Human Rights Commission
  • María de Lourdes García Curiel, Professor/ Researcher, Social Communication, (U de Guadalajara)
  • María de la Luz Franco Pérez, B.A. Student, Sociology (U de Guadalajara)
  • Marcela Gómez Orozco, B.A. Student, Public Communication (U de Guadalajara)
  • Manuel Rodrigo Herrerías Salinas, B.A. Student, Sociology (U de Guadalajara)
  • Karla Irán Hurtado García, Student,  Bachillerato Unitario (U de Guadalajara)
  • María del Carmen Lizárraga Ramos, B.A. Student, Sociology (U de Guadalajara)
  • Alicia Elva Lizárraga Rose, B.A. Student, Public Communication (U de Guadalajara)
  • Andrea Barajas Pérez, B.A. Student, Sociology (U de Guadalajara)
  • Daniel Edgar Placencia Aguirre, B.A. Student, Sociology (U de Guadalajara)

Ciudad Juárez

  • Emilio López Reyes, Professor, Political and Social Sciences (U Autónoma de Chihuahua)
  • Daniel Sierra, Professor, Political and Social Sciences (U Autónoma de Chihuahua)
  • Mario Ávila Melgar, MA Student, Public Action and Social Development, COLEF/Programa Compañeros
  • Marlené Mercado, PhD Student, Cultural Studies, UC Davis
  • Josefa Melgar Bayardo, Professor/ Researcher, Coordinator, Business Management, U Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez
  • María Inés Barrios de la O, PhD Student, Migration Studies, COLEF
  • Zurisadai González de León, BA Student, Communication Sciences, UACH
  • Alexandra Molina García, BA Student, Communication Sciences, UACH
  • Minerva Rosario Hernández Saucedo, BA Student, Communication Sciences, UACH
  • Jesus Aarón Navarrete Bernal, BA Student, Communication Sciences, UACH
  • Melissa Fernanda Ramírez Mota, BA Student, Communication Sciences, UACH
  • Anna Daniela Vélez Arroyo, BA Student, International Relations, UACH
  • Mónica Analy Ruiz Regalado, BA Student, International Relations, UACH
  • Alejandra Molina, BA Student, International Relations, UACH
  • Antonio Domínguez Vázquez, BA Student, International Relations, UACH

Monterrey

  • Adriana Castro Aguirre, Coordinator, Master’s in Education Technology, Tec de Monterrey
  • Juan Manuel Fernández Cárdenas, Professor Researcher, Humanities and Education, Tec de Monterrey
  • Sandra Gudiño Paredes, Professor Researcher, Humanities and Education, Tec de Monterrey
  • María Cristina Moreno Gutiérrez, Independent Researcher
  • Emma Gómez Rodríguez, BA Student, Hispanic Literature, Tec de Monterrey
  • Yuliet Bedolla Rangel, Phd Student, Social Sciences, UANL
  • Rubria Rocha, Phd Student, Hispanic Studies, Texas A&M

Oaxaca

  • Francisco Mireles, MA Student, Migration Studies (COLEF)