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 (U Colorado 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)
  • 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)
  • Mary Kate Varnau,  Fulbright Scholar
  • Juan Antonio del Monte, PhD Student, Sociology (COLMEX)
  • John Guzmán Aguilar, PhD Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Oscar Moreno, MFA Student, (University of Texas, El Paso)

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 Campos BA Student, Sociology, Spanish, & Chicanx Studies (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)
  • Maureen Burdock, PhD Student, Cultural Studies (UC Davis)
  • Sarah Camacho, BA Student, Sociology and Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Dahlia Sandoval, BA Student, Psychology and Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Adamaris Ramirez-Diaz, BA Student, International Relations (UC Davis)
  • Vanessa GonzálezBA Student, Psychology and Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Cassie Tadeo, BA Student, Political Science and Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Aaron Gutierrez, Alumnus, BA Political Science (UC Davis)
  • Salvador López, BA Student (UC Davis)
  • Valencia Scott, BA Student, Anthropology and International Relations (UC Davis)
  • Jazmín Aceves, MA Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Alma Karen Rosas Rodríguez, BA Student, History (UC Davis)
  • Nickolas Barba, BA Student, 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
  • 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)
  • Aida Lizalde, BA Alumna, Arts (UC, Davis)
  • Anna Paola Millán Barrueta, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey Edo. de México)
  • Estefanía Juárez Ruiz, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey Edo. de México)
  • Mauricio Alejandro Medrano Castro, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey Edo. de México)
  • Tania Izveth Aguirre Ortega, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey Edo. de México)
  • Pedro Luis Larios Dominguez, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey Edo. de México)

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
  • Lizbeth de la Cruz, Phd Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • Ana Lucía Magdaleno, MA Student, Spanish (UC Davis)
  • María de Lourdes García Curiel, Professor/ Researcher, Social Communication (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)
  • Salvador Leetoy López, Professor/ Researcher, Media and Digital Culture (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Juan Gerardo Castillo García, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Juan Carlos Guízar Ramírez, BA Student, Marketing (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Gerardo Huerta Ruiz, BA Student, Art and Digital Design (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Mariajosé Díaz Calero Aceves, BA Student, Industrial Design (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Isaac Jahaziel Cabrera García, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Gladys Melissa Martínez Pérez, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Lizeth Anahí Ortiz García, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Santiago Miguez Rodríguez, BA Student,Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey, Guadalajara)
  • Dylan Ricardo Astilla Lara, BA Student, Communication and Digital Media (Tec de Monterrey, 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)
  • Benjamin Rangel, Research Secretary (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)
    • Yuliet Bedolla Rangel, Phd Student, Social Sciences (UANL)