Nadia Zepeda

Nadia Zepeda

Nadia Zepeda

Graduate Student

Cohort 2014-15

Office: 7349 Bunche Hall

Email: nadiazepeda1@ucla.edu

Biography

Nadia Zepeda was born and raised in Santa Ana, CA. She is currently a doctoral student in the Cesar E. Chávez Department at UCLA. Her primary interest looks at Queer feminist of color collective formation.

 

Education

  • PhD Candidate, Chicana/o Studies, UCLA
  • MA, Chicana and Chicano Studies, UCLA (2017)
  • BA, Chicano/Latino Studies, Spanish and Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Minor in Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, CSU Long Beach (2010)

Research

  • Healing Justice
  • Chicana feminisms
  • Women of color feminisms
  • Chicana spirituality
  • Chicana Indigeneity
  • Healing & Self-care
  • transformative justice

Selected Publications

  • “Community and Home Gardens: Transformative Spaces for Lower-Income Communities of Color.” Trans. Array Latinas and Latinos at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2015. 439-447. Print.
  • “Latinas in Higher Education: Resistencia and Challenges.” Trans. Array Latinas and Latinos at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice. Santa Barbara: Greenwood. 2015. Print.
  • “Chicana Feminist Praxis: Community Accountability Coalitions in the University.” Chicana/Latina Studies 13.2 (2014): 284-303. Print.
  • “Ending Heteropatriarchal Institutional Violence in Chicano Studies: A Reflection on Our path.” Chicana/Latina Studies 13.2 (2014): 104-117. Print.

Courses

  • Chicana and Chicano Studies 10B: Intro to Chicana/o/x Studies: Social Structure & Contemporary Conditions
  • Chicana and Chicano Studies M110 : Chicana feminism
  • LGBT Studies 114: Healing Justice