Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies
Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales is an Assistant Professor in the
School of Education, in the Higher Education and Student Affairs
Program. Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border, she has been
involved in social justice work around immigrant rights and
educational justice since she was a teenager. She earned her Ph.D.
in 2011 from UC Berkeley in Social and Cultural Studies in
Education. Genevieve has taught in the Global Poverty and Practice
Program at UC Berkeley and in the Department of Mexican-American
Studies at San Jose State University. Genevieve's research
interests include political activism among undocumented migrant
students, immigrant students and higher education, and California
racial politics and Latino immigrant communities.
Ph.D., Social and Cultural Studies in Education, University of California, Berkeley
M.A., Social and Cultural Studies in Education, University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Political activism among undocumented migrant students; immigrant students and higher education; California racial politics and Latino immigrant communities.
- Social and Cultural Theoretical Foundations of Education
- Practicum in Higher Education and Student Affairs
- Capstone Seminar in Higher Education and Student Affairs
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2013). Navigating "illegality":
Undocumented youth and oppositional consciousness. Children and
Youth Services Review, Special Issue: Place, Power and
Possibility: Remaking Social Work with Children and Youth. Volume
35, Issue 8, August 2013, Pages 1284-1290.
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2013). The power of the pen: Writing
mentorship and Chicana/o M.A. students. Journal of Latinos and
Education. Expected publication: Fall 2013.
Gonzales, R., Heredia, L. & Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2013).
Challenging the transition to new "illegalities": Undocumented
young adults and the shifting boundaries of inclusion. In C.
Menjivar & D. Kanstroom (Eds.)., Constructing "Illegality":
Immigrant Experiences, Critiques, and Resistance.
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2009). Hegemony, Ideology &
Oppositional Consciousness: Undocumented Youth and the
Personal-Political Struggle for Educational Justice. UC
Berkeley: Institute for the Study of Societal Issues. Retrieved