- PhD, Social and Cultural Studies in Education, University of California, Berkeley
- Political activism among undocumented migrant students
- Immigrant students and higher education
- California racial politics and Latino immigrant communities.
- Selected Publications
Negrón-Gonzales, G., Abrego, L., & Coll, K. (Eds.) (2016). Special Issue: Complicating the politics of deservingness: A critical look at Latina/o undocumented migrant youth. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 9(3).
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2017). Political possibilities: Lessons from the undocumented youth Mmovement for resistance to the Trump Administration. Anthropology and Education Quarterly. In press.
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2017). Constrained inclusion: Access and persistence among undocumented community college students in California’s Central Valley. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 16(2), 105-122.
Negrón-Gonzales, G., Abrego, L., & Coll, K. (2016). Immigrant Latina/o youth and illegality: Challenging the politics of deservingness. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 9(3). 7-10.
Gonzales, R. G., Heredia, L. L. & Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2015). Untangling Plyler's legacy: Undocumented students, schools, and citizenship. Harvard Educational Review, 85(3), 318-341.
Gonzales, R. G., Heredia, L. L., & Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2015). Untangling Plyler’s Legacy: Undocumented Students, Schools, and Citizenship. Harvard Education Review. In press
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2015). Lift Every Voice: Institutional Climate and the Experiences of Undocumented Students at Jesuit Universities. Jesuit Higher Education, 4(1).
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2015). Undocumented Youth Activism as Counter-Spectacle: Civil Disobedience and Testimonio in the Battle around Immigration Reform. Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 40(1), 87-112
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2014). Undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic: Re-articulatory practices and migrant youth “illegality”. Latino Studies, 12(2), 259-278
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2014). The Power of the Pen: Writing Mentorship and Chicana/o MA Students. Journal of Latinos and Education, 13(1), 62-70
Negrón-Gonzales, G. (2013). Navigating “illegality”: Undocumented youth & oppositional consciousness. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(8), 1284-1290
Roy, A, Negrón-Gonzales, G., Opoku-Agyemang, K. & Talwalker, C. (2015). Encountering Poverty: A Guide To Thinking and Acting Against Inequality. University of California Press. In press
Gonzales, R. & Heredia, L. & Negron-Gonzales, G. (2013). “Challenging the Transition to New "Illegalities": Undocumented Young Adults and the Shifting Boundaries of Inclusion” in Constructing “Illegality”: Immigrant Experiences, Critiques, and Resistance, edited by Cecilia Menjivar and Daniel Kanstroom