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Dr. Magdalena  Barrera

Barrera, Magdalena L.

Assoc Professor,  Mexican American Studies
Minor Advisor,  
Director, MAS Graduate Mentor Program,  

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-5583

Office Hours
Tuesdays 10:00 – 11:45am
Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:30pm
(and by appointment)

Areas of Expertise: Ethnic Issues, Literature

Willing to be a media source Media Source   Willing to be a speaker Speaker   Not a collaborative researcher Collaborative Researcher


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Modern Thought and Literature
    Stanford Univ, 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, English (with Honors) and Latin American Studies
    Univ Of Chicago, 1997

Expertise Summary

Mexican American and Latina/o literature, history and cultures.