Jeremy Ignacio Garza is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara. He received his Bachelors of Arts degree in Ethnic & Gender Studies from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. His research currently investgates the role of ‘radical militant librarians’ and other information workers as critical liasons between global and local communitites organizing towards transnational social justice movements. As a queer Xicano and native of Austin, Texas, his work is intimately connected to indigenous rights, freedom of migration, and advocacy for economic justice in the context of multiple/overlapping historicities of colonizaiton and gender based violence.
Interests: Critical Ethnic Studies, Women of Color Feminisms, Settler Colonial Studies, Social Justice Movements, Oral History, Queer of Color Critique, Borders/Borderland Theory, Critical Pedagogies, Sexuality of Migration, Information/Archival Studies