Diane Negrìn

Diana Michelle Negrín

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5662


Diana Negrín is a geographer, writer, and curator with a focus on identity, space, and social movements in Latin America and the United States. Her scholarship engages human and cultural geography, critical race theory, cultural studies, political ecology, and urban studies.

Professor Negrín has taught various classes and advised students in USF's Migration Studies and Urban and Public Affairs programs since 2013.

Board of Directors, Wixarika Research Center
Advisory Board, Masters in Urban and Public Affairs, University of San Francisco
Advisory Board, Otros Saberes, Latin American Studies Association
UC Berkeley, PhD in Geography, 2014
UC Berkeley, BA in Latin American Studies and Literature, 2004
President, Board of Directors, Wixárika Research Center
Adjunct Professor in Urban and Public Affairs and Migration Studies, University of San Francisco
Lecturer, Geography and Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
Postdoctoral scholar, Centro de Investigación y Estudios en Antropología Superior, Mexico
Critical Human Geography
Indigenous Studies and Decolonial theory
Political Ecology
Art and Cultural Studies
Cultural Geography
Race and ethnicity
Latin America
Selected Publications
  • Racial Alterity, Wixarika Youth Activists and the Right to the Mexican City (University of Arizona Press, 2019)
  • Grandes Maestros del Arte Wixarika: Acervo Negrín (Secretaría de Cultura Jalisco, Wixarika Research Center, 2019)
  • The People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area (UC Press 2020)
  • It is Loved and Defended: Critical Solidarity Across Race and Space (Antipode 2018)