- Title Post-Doctoral Associate
- Office Kilachand Hall
- Education PhD, Cornell University
Esmeralda Arrizón-Palomera earned her Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from Cornell University. She specializes in U.S. Latinx and African American Literature with a focus on race, gender, sexuality, and migration. Her book project, The Coloniality of Citizenship and the Turn to the Undocumented in Black and Chicana Feminist Thought, focuses on the undocumented immigrant and studies the work this figure, its presence and absence, has enabled in feminist history, theory, and literature from the mid-nineteenth century to the late-twentieth century. Her work has been supported by the Ford Foundation and appears in Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, Latino Studies, MELUS, and DreamersAdrift.