Advisory Committee

Dolores Inés Casillas

Professor of Chicana/o Studies
CSI Director

1705 South Hall
U.S. Spanish-language media; Chicana and Latina popular culture; radio and sound practices; racial politics of language; accent studies; language learning technologies.

Mario Castellanos

Executive Director of OEP
CSI Advisory Committee Member

1501 South Hall
The Office of Education Partnerships (OEP) has a mission of increasing college-going rates for students who are primarily low-income and/or will be the first in their families to pursue higher education.

Aida Hurtado

Professor of Chicana/o Studies
Luis Leal Endowed Chair
CSI Advisory Committee Member

1709 South Hall
Equity issues in education for Chicanas/os, Chicana feminist theory, media representations of Latinos & other ethnic & racial groups, social identity, including ethnic identity

Dana Mastro

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel
Professor of Communication
Chair, CSI Advisory Committee

SSMS 4413
Media Psychology; Media Effects on Stereotyping, Identity, & Race/Ethnicity; Intergroup Communication; Content Analysis

Mark Shishim

Academic Initiatives Director
CSI Advisory Committee Member

Veronica Castillo-Muñoz

Associate Professor of History
CSI Advisory Committee Member

HSSB 4238
Interested in analyzing the intersections of race, gender, regional, and transnational migration in the Mexico-U.S. borderlands.

Daina Sanchez

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies

1707 South Hall
Transnational Migration and Children of Immigrants; Identity and Community Formation; Oaxaca, Los Angeles