I am an Assistant Professor of History and Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. My research and teaching interests include recent U.S., Mexican, and Central American history; migration history and policy; and Mexican American and Latina/o history. I am currently writing a book that examines the history of deportation from the United States.

I have published articles, essays, and reviews in academic venues like the Journal of American Ethnic History, and popular outlets such as The Nation and The Washington Post. My work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Fulbright Program, Miller Center, and Immigration and Ethnic History Society, among others. I received my Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania.

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