Welcome to The Department of Mexican American Studies

The Department of Mexican American Studies (MAS) at the University of Arizona offers interdisciplinary degree programs designed to study, recover and disseminate knowledge of the history, culture, and intellectual legacy of Chicanx, Mexican, Indigenous, and Latinx peoples in the United States and across the Américas. The Mexican American Studies program does this through decolonial epistemologies, pedagogies, and scholarship located at the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality. We consider social change imperative for the empowerment of Chicanx, Mexican, Indigenous, and Latinx populations who are disproportionately impacted by legacies of colonialism, racism, patriarchy, and their contemporary manifestations.

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How Student Activism Shaped My (Our) Life (Lives): On the 25th Anniversary of the ‘Chicana/Chicano Studies Now’ Movement at UCLA
Students and teachers have taken center stage in the first half of 2018—in their public fights for protection from gun violence, in their rallies against wage inequities, and for a continued fight... read more
MAS student, Juvenal Caporale, receives prestigious Fulbright award.
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Mexican American Studies
César E. Chávez Building Rm 208
P.O.Box 210023

FedX Address:
1110 E. James Rogers Way
Tucson, AZ 85721-0023
Tel: (520) 621-7551
Fax: (520) 621-7966

SBS-MAS@email.arizona.edu

Department Head
Anna O'Leary

César E. Chávez Building Rm 207A
Tel: (520) 626-8134
Fax: (520) 621-7966

olearya@email.arizona.edu