Alicia Schmidt Camacho

Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, Race, & Migration

Office: HGS 108
Phone: (203) 432-7756
Email: alicia.camacho@yale.edu

Professor Schmidt Camacho's scholarship concerns the femicide in Ciudad Juárez, transnational migration, border governance, and social movements in the Americas. She is the author of Migrant Imaginaries: Latino Cultural Politics in the Mexico–U.S. Borderlands (NYU Press, 2008), and is currently at work on a second book project entitled, The Carceral Border: Social Violence and Governmentality on the Frontiers of Our America. She serves on the board of Junta for Progressive Action, a community agency serving the Latina/o community of Fair Haven, and is a contributor to local and transnational projects for immigrant and human rights.