Rocio Rivera-Murillo

Rocio Rivera Murillo

Rocio Rivera-Murillo

Graduate Student

Cohort 2020-21



  • B.A. Chicana/o Studies and Sociology, California State University, Northridge (2019)


  • Prison studies
  • Environmental justice
  • Space and place
  • Mothers of East LA
  • Ethnic studies
  • Community based research

Selected Publications

  • Escobar, Martha, Kiara Padilla, Paola Tapia and Rocio Rivera-Murillo. “Carcerality Research Lab: The Transformative Power of Abolition Pedagogy,” for Special Issue of “Beyond Mass Incarceration: New Horizons of Liberation and Freedom”, in Public: A Journal of Imagining America, 2019.
  • Campbell, Malik, Kelly De Leon, Martha D. Escobar, Dezzerie Gonzalez, Guadalupe Granados, Carla Martinez, Diego Paniagua, Rocio Rivera-Murillo, and Tracy Sadek. “Ethnic Studies as Praxis: The Movement Against Racism at California State University, Northridge,” for Special Issue of “Commemorating 50 Years of Ethnic Studies: Reflections, Challenges, and Opportunities,” in Association for Ethnic Studies, 2020.