Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho

BA, University of Arizona. MA, PhD, University of Texas-El Paso. Specializes in women, gender, and the family and the Chinese diaspora in modern Latin America and the US-Mexico borderlands. Author of Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960 (North Carolina, 2012); “Crossing Boundaries, Claiming a Homeland: The Mexican Chinese Transpacific Journey to Becoming Mexican, 1930s-1960s,” winner of the Louis Knott Koontz Memorial Award from the Pacific Historical Review and reprinted in Race and Immigration in the United States: New Histories (Routledge, 2012); chapter in Orientalism and Identity in Latin America: Fashioning Self and Other from the (Post)Colonial Margin (Arizona, 2013); entry in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 24: Race (North Carolina, 2013); reviews in the American Historical Review, the Pacific Historical Review, the Journal of Asian Studies, the International Migration Review, and others. Currently serves on the editorial board of the Pacific Historical Review. Research has been supported by a fellowship at the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University, the Gaius Charles Bolin dissertation fellowship at Williams College, a grant from the Macau Foundation, the George E. Pozzetta dissertation award from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society of the Organization of American Historians, a transnationalism research fellowship from the Mexico-North Research Network, and university grants. Currently working on “Chinese Latinos: Forging the Transpacific Family, Diasporic Community, and Memory,” a scholarly book project, and “Pacific Dreams,” a work of historical fiction. Previously taught at the University of Texas-El Paso. SLC, 2014–

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