Ph.D. in Chicana and Chicano Studies
Class of 2021
Healing Justice in Chicana/x Feminist Organizing
Dr. Maylei Blackwell
Nadia Zepeda is a Chicana from Orange County, CA. She received her BA in Chicano/Latino Studies & Spanish from Cal State Long Beach. Nadia holds an MA in Chicana/o Studies from UCLA. Her dissertation, “Healing Justice in Chicana/x Feminist Organizing” centers sustainable Chicana/x feminist organizing practices and holistic community wellness as healing justice. Her research and commitment to holistic wellness exemplify her academic interests and the investments she has in visions of transformative justice. Nadia has accepted a Tenure Track position in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at California State University, Fullerton.