Bystander Intervention | Status of American Women | In Memoriam
Dra. Sotomayor's latest book: Teaching In/Between: Curating Educational Spaces with Autohistoria-Teoría and Conocimiento (Vernon Press, 2022)
The link to the Amazon page is: https://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Between-autohistoria-teor%C3%ADa-conocimiento-Interpreting/dp/1648891225/
WGS would also like to recognize Dr. Sotomayor for her recent publication of art (Gritos) and poetry (In the name of...) in this Open Access Visual Culture & Gender Journal: http://vcg.emitto.net/index.php/vcg
Esther Medina De León, is the Associate Librarian for Women's & Gender Studies, Media & Communication, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Texas Tech University Libraries. De León has a MLS from the University of North Texas, Denton, and BA in Humanities, w/a specialization in Spanish, from Lubbock Christian University. She serves as a Women's & Gender Studies Affiliated Faculty, on the President's Gender Equity Council, a Leaders Engaged in Advancing Diversity (L.E.A.D) Fellow; on the advisory board for the Centers for Mexican American & Latino Studies and Latin American & Iberian Studies; and primary investigator (PI) of the Chicana/x Latina/x Working Group, which serves to continue research and create dialog on the influence of Chicana and Latina feminisms.
Her goals are to provide resources that are accessible to the TTU campus community,
provide leadership and research skills in the areas of diversity and Latino/Hispanic
studies, as well as in the promotion of students, staff, and faculty in their own
studies and professional and personal development.
Research interests include librarianship, women's & gender studies, Chicana/Latina feminism & studies, diversity, equity, and inclusion studies, diversity within administration/management positions in the library and higher education, faculty mentoring, co-culture mentoring, and Hispanic, Chicana/o, Latina/o, culture, heritage and growth, to name a few.
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