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Bejarano, C. (in press). "New Directions at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender.” . In
A. Bos & M. Schneider (Eds.), New Directions in Gender and Political Psychology . Routledge Press.
Bejarano, C. (2016). “New Expectations for Latina State Legislative Representation.” . In N.
Brown, S. Allen Gershon, & . (Eds.), Distinct Identities: Minority Women in U.S. Politics. . Routledge Press.
Bejarano, C. (2014). The Latino Gender Gap in U.S. Politics, Routledge
Bejarano, C. E. (2014). Latino Gender and Generation Gaps in Political Ideology. Politics &
Gender10(1), 62-88.
Bejarano, C. E. (2013). The Latina Advantage: Gender, Race, and Political Success, University
Bejarano, C., Manzano, S., & Montoya, C. (2011). Tracking the Latino Gender Gap: Gender
Attitudes Across Sex, Borders and Generations. Politics & Gender7(4), 521-549.
Bejarano, C., & Segura, G. (2010). Hearing Footsteps: Latino Population Growth and
Anticipated--But Not Quite Present Political Effects in Emerging Communities. In R. O. de la Garza, L. DeSipio, & D. L. Leal (Eds.), Beyond the Barrio: Latinos in the 2004 Elections. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
Bejarano, C. E., & Segura, G. (2007). What Goes Around, Comes Around: Race, Blowback, and
the Louisiana Elections of 2002 and 2003. Political Research Quarterly60, 328-337.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. Documenting the Undocumented: Latino Narrative and Social
Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper. University of Florida Press, . Forthcoming. 350 p.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Historias Transfronterizas: Contemporary U.S. Latino Literature
of Migration." Cambridge Companion to Latino/a Literature. Ed. John Moran Gonzalez. 2016. Forthcoming.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "The New Sanctuary Movement." Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos
and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law and Social Movements. Ed. Suzanne Oboler, Ed. Deena J. González. Oxford UP, 2015.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Latinidad." The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Literature. Ed.
Frances Aparicio, Ed. Suzanne Bost. New York: Routledge, 2013. 13-24.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Narrating the Non-Nation: Literary Journalism and Illegal' Border
Crossings." Arizona Quarterly 68.3 (Autumn 2012): 157-176.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "The Voice of the Voiceless: Religious Rhetoric, Undocumented
Immigrants, and the New Sanctuary Movement in the United States." Sanctuary Practices in International Perspectives: Migration, Citizenship and Social Movements. Ed. Randy Lippert, Ed. Sean Rehaag. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Documenting the Undocumented: Life Narratives of
Undocumented Immigrants." Biography 35.3 (Summer 2012): 449-471.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Central Americans in the City: Goldman, Tobar, and the Question
of Panethnicity." Contemporary Literary Criticism 298 (Jan. 2011): 217-230.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "The Lost Ones: Post Gatekeeper Border Fiction and the
Construction of Cultural Trauma." Latino Studies 8 (Autumn 2010): 304-327.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, and Roy Boland. "Moving Stories: Trauma and the Migrating
Trujillo Narrative." Spec. issue of Introduction to Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 20 (2009): 1-3.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, Boland, Roy (Ed.). "Trujillo, Trauma, Testimony: Mario Vargas
Llosa, Julia Alvarez, Edwidge Danticat, Junot Díaz and other writers on Hispaniola." Spec. issue of Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 20 (2009): 262 p.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "At the Intersection of Trauma and Testimonio: Edwidge
Danticat's The Farming of Bones." Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies (Oct. 2009): 5-26.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Central Americans in the City: Goldman, Tobar, and the Question
of Panethnicity." LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 20.3 (Jul. 2009): 173-95.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. On Latinidad: US Latino Literature and the Construction of
Ethnicity. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007. 296 p.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Puerto Rican Negro: Defining Race in Piri Thomas's Down These
Mean Streets." MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S.) 29.2 (Summer 2004): 205-226.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Jasón's Indian: Mexican Americans and the Denial of Indigenous
Ethnicity in Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 45.2 (Winter 2004): 115-128.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Contesting the Boundaries of 'Exile' Latino/a Literature." Twayne
Companion to Contemporary World Literature. Ed. Pamela A. Genova. New York, NY: Twayne; Thomson Gale, 2003. 825-834.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Margarita Engle, Cuban American Conservatism, and the
Construction of (Left) U.S. Latino/a Ethnicity." Lit: Literature / Interpretation / Theory 13.4 (Oct./Dec. 2002): 249-267.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Contesting the Boundaries of 'Exile' Latino/a Literature." World
Literature Today 74.3 (Summer 2000): 507-517.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, and Roy Boland. "Cultural Collisions and Cultural Crossings:
Psychic Borderlands in the Works of Julia Alvarez, Manlio Argueta and Alfredo Conde." Introduction to Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 10 (1998): 9-11.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. "Speaking for Others: Problems of Representation in the Novels of
Julia Alvarez." Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 10 (1998): 53-66.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta, Boland, Roy (Ed.). "Cultural Collisions and Cultural Crossings:
Psychic Borderlands in the Works of Julia Alvarez, Manlio Argueta, and Alfredo Conde." Spec. issue of Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies 10 (1998).
Chappell, Ben. Lowrider Space: Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican American Custom Cars. Austin:
University of Texas Press, 2012.
Day, Stuart A. Outside Theater: Alliances that Shape Mexico. University of Arizona Press,
Spring 2017. Forthcoming.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano. "Immigration, Transnationalism, and Transmigration in
Grandma Has a Video Camera." Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures (Indiana
University) 1.1 (Fall 2016): 74-92.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano. Confluence Narratives: Ethnicity, History, and Nation-Making
in the Americas. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, October 2016.
Tosta, Antonio Luciano, and Eduardo de Faria Coutinho. Brazil - Latin America in Focus. ABC -
CLIO / Greenwood (Publisher) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC - CLIO / Greenwood (Publisher),
December 2015: 403 p. Nations in Focus.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano. "Fictional and Everyday Violence: Brazilian Audience as an
Interpretive Community of Brazilian Cinema." Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean
Studies (Canada: The Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies) 38/1 (2013): 17-34.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano. "The Other as Self or Other? "Latinidade" and the Politics of
Identification in Brazuca Novels." Gávea-Brown (Brown University - Providence, RI, USA) XXXIV-
XXXV.2012-2013 (2012): 301-322.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano. "Modern and Postcolonial? Oswald de Andrade’s
Antropofagia and the Politics of Labeling." Romance Notes 51.2 (2011): 217-26.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano. "Lyrics and Voice: Resistance and Citizenship in the Songs of
Ilê Aiyê and Olodum." Afro-Hispanic Review (Vanderbilt University) 29.2 (Summer 2011): 175-94.
de Andrade Tosta, Antonio Luciano, Moser, Robert H (Ed.). Luso-American Literature: Writings by
Portuguese-speaking Authors in North America. Rutgers University Press, July 2011.
Fite, Paula J., Joy Gabrielli, John L. Cooley, Sarah M. Haas, Andrew Frazer, Sonia L. Rubens,
and Michelle Johnson-Motoyama. "Hope as a Moderator of the Associations Between Common Risk Factors and Frequency of Substance Use Among Latino Adolescents." Journal of psychopathology and behavioral assessment 36, no. 4 (2014): 653-662
Fite, Paula J., Michelle L. Hendrickson, Spencer Evans, Sonia L. Rubens, Michelle Johnson-
Motoyama, and Jessica Savage. "Associations Between Proactive and Reactive Subtypes of Aggression and Lifetime Substance Use in a Sample of Predominantly Hispanic Adolescents." Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse 23, no. 6 (2014): 398-406. 
Flores, Ruben. Backroads Pragmatists, edited by Ruben Flores, University of Pennsylvania
Johnson-Motoyama, Michelle, Mindi Moses, Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner, and E. Susana Mariscal.
"Developmental needs, referral and services among young children in the U.S. child welfare system: Implications for Latino children." Child Maltreatment (2016): 1-12.
Johnson-Motoyama, Michelle, Mindi Moses, Kann, T. K., E. Susana Mariscal, Levy, M.,
Navarro, C., & Fite, Paula J. "Parent, teacher, and school stakeholder perspectives on adolescent pregnancy prevention programming for Latino youth." Journal of Primary Prevention. (in press).
Johnson-Motoyama, Michelle, Emily Putnam-Hornstein, Alan J. Dettlaff, Kechen Zhao, Megan
Finno-Velasquez, and Barbara Needell. "Disparities in Reported and Substantiated Infant Maltreatment by Maternal Hispanic Origin and Nativity: A Birth Cohort Study." Maternal and child health journal 19, no. 5 (2015): 958-968.
Johnson-Motoyama, Michelle. "Does a Paradox Exist in Child Well-being Risks among
Foreign-born Latinos, US-born Latinos, and Whites? Findings from 50 California cities." Child abuse & neglect 38, no. 6 (2014): 1061-1072.
Kim, Joo Ok. "Sleuth Cities: East L.A., Seoul, and Military Mysteries in Martin Limón’s Slicky
Boys and The Wandering Ghost." Journal of Asian American Studies, vol. 17 no. 2, 2014,
pp. 199-228. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/jaas.2014.0015
Kim, Joo Ok. “‘Training Guatemalan Campesinos to Work Like Korean Peasants’: Taxonomies
and Temporalities of East Asian Labor Management in Latin America.” Verge: Studies in
Global Asias 3.2 (forthcoming, 2017).
Lin, Alex R., Cecilia Menjívar, Andrea Vest Ettekal, Sandra D. Simpkins, Erin R. Gaskin, and
Annelise Pesch. "“They Will Post a Law About Playing Soccer” and Other Ethnic/Racial Microaggressions in Organized Activities Experienced by Mexican-Origin Families." Journal of Adolescent Research (online first).
Medina, Dulce, and Cecilia Menjívar. "The context of return migration: challenges of mixed-
status families in Mexico's schools." Ethnic and Racial Studies 38, no. 12 (2015): 2123-2139.
Menjívar, Cecilia. "Immigrant Criminalization in Law and the Media Effects on Latino
Immigrant Workers’ Identities in Arizona." American Behavioral Scientist 60, no. 5-6 (2016): 597-616.
Menjívar, Cecilia, Leisy Abrego and Leah Schmalzbauer. Immigrant Families. Cambridge, UK:
Polity, 2016. 
Menjívar, Cecilia. “Central American Immigrant Workers: How Legal Status Shapes the Labor
Market Experience.” In Immigration and Work (Research in the Sociology of Work), Vol. 27, edited by Jody Agius Vallejo, 3-28. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., 2015.
Menjívar, Cecilia and María Enchautegui. “Confluence of the Economic Recession and
Immigration Laws in the Lives of Latino Immigrant Workers in the United States.” In Immigrant Vulnerability and Resilience: Comparative Perspectives on Latin American Immigrants During the Great Recession, edited by María Aysa-Lastra and Lorenzo Cachón, 105-126. New York: Springer, 2015.
Menjívar, Cecilia. “Implementing a Multilayered Immigration System: The Case of Arizona.”
In Hidden Lives and Human Rights in the United States: Understanding the Controversies and Tragedies of Undocumented Immigration, edited by Lois A. Lorentzen, 179-204. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2014.
Menjívar, Cecilia. "Central American immigrant workers and legal violence in Phoenix,
Arizona." Latino Studies 11, no. 2 (2013): 228-252.
Menjívar, Cecilia, and Daniel Kanstroom, eds. Constructing Immigrant 'Illegality': Critiques,
Experiences, and Responses. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Metz, B. E, & Gentry, J. (in press). Adjusting Photovoice for Marginalized Indigenous Women:
Eliciting Ch’orti’ Maya Women’s Perspectives on Health in Guatemala. Human Organization.
Metz, B. (2016). An Ambivalent Nation: Chortís in Eastern Guatemala and Western Honduras.
In B. Tatar & J. Moreno Tejada (Eds.), Modern Wilderness: Mobility, Friction, and
Frontiers in Asia and the Americas from 1800. New York: Routledge.
Metz, B. (2016). The Challenge of Framing Migration for the Public. Practicing Anthropology, 
38(1), 48-50. Society for Applied Anthropology.
Metz, B. E., & Francesch, A. (2015). Llamas de inseguridad en el oriente de Guatemala:
Megaproyectos y la quema de la municipalidad de Jocotán [The Flames of Insecurity in
Eastern Guatemala: Megaprojects and the Burning of Jocotán’s City Hall]. In A. Cumes,
S. Bastos, & J. López (Eds.), Dinosaurio reloaded: Violencias actuales en Guatemala (pp. 247-69).
FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericano de Ciencas Sociales) & Universidad de Córdoba.
Perreira, Christopher. “Consumed by Disease: Latinx Fictions and the Carceral Health Imaginary.”
Captivating Technology: Race, Technoscience, and the Carceral Imagination. Ed. Ruha Benjamin.
Durham: Duke University Press, forthcoming
Price, Chara D., Sandra D. Simpkins, and Cecilia Menjívar. "Sibling Behaviors and Mexican-
Origin Adolescents’ After-School Activities." Journal of Adolescent Research (online first).
Santos, Carlos, and Cecilia Menjivar. "Youth’s perspective on Senate Bill 1070 in Arizona: The
socio-emotional effects of immigration policy." Association of Mexican American Educators Journal 7, no. 2 (2014): 7-17. (Lead article)
Santos, Carlos, Cecilia Menjívar, and Erin Godfrey. “Effects of SB 1070 on Children.”
In Latino Politics and Arizona’s Immigration Law SB 1070, edited by Lisa Magaña and Erik Lee, 79-92. New York: Springer, 2013.
Simmons, William Paul, Cecilia Menjívar, and Michelle Téllez. "Violence and Vulnerability of
Female Migrants in Drop Houses in Arizona The Predictable Outcome of a Chain Reaction of Violence." Violence against women 21, no. 5 (2015): 551-570.
Williford, Anne, Paula J. Fite, Michelle Johnson-Motoyama, and Andrew L. Frazer.
"Acculturative Dissonance and Risks for Proactive and Reactive Aggression among Latino/a Adolescents: Implications for Culturally Relevant Prevention and Interventions." The Journal of Primary Prevention 36, no. 6 (2015): 405-418.


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