Faculty Members

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Estevan Azcona
Assistant Research Social Scientist, Southwest Center Assistant Professor of Mexican American Studies
Email: estevanazcona@arizona.edu
TEL: (520)621-0185

Estevan Azcona has been active in the world of Chicano/Latino arts and culture for over twenty years as a scholar, arts presenter, and musician.  Azcona is Assistant Research Social Scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and Assistant Professor of Mexican American Studies.  He...
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Damian Baca
Associate Professor
Email: damian@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-8985
Office: Chávez, Room 224

Damián Baca is Associate Professor in the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona, and faculty with the Bread Loaf Graduate School of English in Santa Fe, NM. He is author of ...
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Antonio Estrada
Email: aestrada@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5121
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chávez Bldg., Room 208

**Dr. Estrada will be retired as of the end of Spring 2023. The department thanks Dr. Estrada for all the contributions and work he has done for many years in the field of Latino Health. We...
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Patrisia Gonzales
Associate Professor
Email: pgonza@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0408
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chávez, Room 220

**Dr. Gonzales will be retired as of Fall 2023 and begin Emeritus status on December 31, 2023. We are truly grateful for all the work Dr. Gonzales has done for the department, University and the community. We wish her the best in her future endevous. 

As the granddaughter of ...
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Maurice Rafael Magaña
Associate Professor
Email: mmagana0512@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1037
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chávez, Room 207C

Maurice Rafael Magaña is a sociocultural anthropologist whose research focuses on the cultural politics of youth organizing, transnational migration, urban space, and social movements in Mexico and the United States. Specifically, Dr. Magaña’s work examines how youth construct themselves as...
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Daniel E. Martínez
Associate Professor
Email: daniel.martinez@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-4987
Office: Chávez, Room 207C

Daniel E. Martínez is an Associate Professor of Sociology, a core faculty member in the Mexican American Studies Department, and a co-director of the Binational Migration Institute at the University of Arizona. He is also an affiliate of the Center for Latin American Studies, School of Geography...
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Anna Ochoa O'Leary
Professor and Department Head
Email: olearya@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8134
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chávez, Room 208C

Dr. Anna Ochoa O'Leary, is Professor and Department Head. She received her doctorate in Anthropology from the University of Arizona. Her dissertation, "Investment in Female Education as an Economic Strategy...
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Michelle Téllez
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Email: michelletellez@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-0409
Office: César Chavez Bldg., Room 228

Dr. Michelle Téllez, an interdisciplinary scholar trained in Community Studies, Sociology, Chicana/o Studies and Education, has been committed to mapping projects of resistance, exploring shared human experiences and advancing social justice for the last 25-years. Her public and academic...
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Ada Wilkinson-Lee
Associate Professor
Email: adaw@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-7766
FAX: (520) 621-7966
Office: Chavez, Room 214

Dr. Wilkinson-Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona. She is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Arizona Prevention Research Center (AzPRC)...
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