Celeste Menchaca

Celeste Menchaca is a PhD candidate in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. Her dissertation, Borderland Visualities: Technologies of Sight and the Production of the U.S.-Mexico Border, 1848-1896, traces the relationship between visual technologies, spatial and social landscapes, the regulation of bodies and the production of borders. She is past recipient of the Predoctoral Ford Foundation Fellowship.