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Xóchitl Bada, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies



Building & Room:

1519 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-9144


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Xochitl Bada CV


Xóchitl Bada is an Associate Professor in the Latin American and Latino Studies Program of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Peasant Studies, Forced Migration Review, Population, Space, and Place, Latino Studies, and Labor Studies Journal. She is the author of Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacán: From Local to Transnational Civic Engagement (Rutgers University Press, 2014) and coauthor with Shannon Gleeson of Scaling Migrant Worker Rights (University of California Press, 2023). Her areas of specialization include migrant access to political and social rights, migrant organizing strategies, violence and displacement, and transnational labor advocacy mobilization in Mexico and the United States. She is co-editor of the books New Migration Patterns in the Americas. Challenges for the 21st Century (Palgrave, 2018), Accountability across Borders: Migrant Rights in North America (The University of Texas Press, 2019), the Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Latin America, and The Routledge History of Modern Latin American Migration.