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Luis Castaneda

Visiting Assistant Professor

Romance Languages and Literatures


Luis Castaneda's research interests include the aesthetic portrayal and dissemination of the Chicano/a identity in the U.S.-Mexico border, borderlands theory and epistemology, colonial and post-colonial studies, interior diaspora, Mexicanism and Indigenism. His research traces the making of the Mexican American peoples from the Creation Generation (U.S.-Mexico War) to the emergence of Chican@ Generation of the 1960s and 1970s.


  • BA, MA, The University of Texas-Brownsville
  • PhD, Binghamton University

Last Updated: 8/22/17