Geline Avila, Graduate Student

Ethnic Studies Department


My scholarship focuses on the experiences of Filipino immigrants particularly in the period of the 1970s and 1980s when political events in their homeland made a significant impact on their community formation and identity.


M.A. (Ethnic Studies), University of California, Berkeley; B.A. (Ethnic Studies), University of California, Berkeley

Research interests

Imperialism, Filipino Immigrants, Racialization, Political Movements

Graduate program

Ethnic Studies Department
506 Barrows Hall #2570
Berkeley, CA 94720-2570
510-642-6456 fax

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