Michelle Tellez

Dr. Michelle Téllez, a scholar trained in Community Studies, Sociology, Chicana/o Studies and Education, writes about identity, transnational community formation, cross-border labor organizing, gendered migration,autonomy and resistance along the U.S./Mexico border. Dr. Téllez has published in several book anthologies, and in journals such as Gender & Society, FeministFormations, Aztlán, Chicana/Latina Studies, Violence Against Women and theThe Feminist Wire. She also uses public performance and visual media to engage and share these stories, her most recent video Workers on the Rise (2012) documents labor struggles in Maricopa county, AZ.