Borderlands Institute Webinar- Children Criss-Crossing Borders in the Americas

Date(s) - 10/07/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


This semester, the Borderlands Institute is hosting a webinar series “Responsibility and Immigration–Briefs” that is designed to addresses pressing issues of the day—including racism and xenophobia, child migration, gender and sexuality, and climate-driven migration along the U.S./Mexico borderlands.

The Webinars are free, and registration is required. A suggested reading chosen by the presenters will be available prior to each presentation to provide added background on the respective topic.

Children Criss-Crossing Borders in the Americas

Irasema Coronado

Director & Professor, School of Transborder Studies, Arizona State University

October 7, 2021 (11:00-12:00pm CST)

Irasema Coronado received her bachelor’s degree in political science and a certificate of Latin American Studies from the University of South Florida. She has an M.A. in Latin American Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Arizona. Her area of specialization is comparative politics. She is the Director of the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. She is co-author of the book titled Fronteras No Mas: Toward Social Justice at the U.S.-Mexico Border and Latinas in Local Government, Políticas: Latina Public Officials in Texas. Hispanic Business Magazine named her one of the Top 100 Influential Hispanics in the United States in October of 2010. She serves on the MS Magazine academic advisory board and is co-chair of the Coalition Against Violence Toward Women and Families on the US-Mexico border. Her present research includes the impact of the deportation process on families and children, women in politics, environmental cooperation, and U.S.-Mexico border politics.