Borderlands of Multiplicity: Reflections on Intimacies and Fluidity in Critical Mixed Race Studies

Rudy P. Guevarra Jr., is Associate Professor of Asian Pacific American Studies in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. His research and teaching interests are Comparative Ethnic Studies, Pacific Islander and Asian American Studies, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, transnational and transpacific migration, borderlands and labor history, race and ethnic relations, and mixed race identity. He is the author of Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego (Rutgers University Press, 2012) and co-editor of Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific (University of Nebraska Press, 2012) with Camilla Fojas. His forthcoming publications include Aloha Compadre: Latina/os in Hawaiʻi, 1832-2010 (Rutgers University Press), Red and Yellow: Black and Brown: Decentering Whiteness in Mixed Race Studies (Rutgers University Press), co-edited with Joanne L. Rondilla and Paul Spickard, and Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai’i (University of Hawai’i Press), co-edited with Nitasha Sharma and Camilla Fojas. He has also published articles in the Journal of Asian American Studies, the Journal of San Diego History, and the Asian American Literary Review.


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