People / Graduate Students
Angela R. Aguilar
Race and Biomedicine; Politics of Health, Medicine, and the Body; Reproductive Justice; Embodied Epistemologies; Social Medicine; Traditional and Indigenous Healthcare
Bio & Research Interests
Angela is doctoral student in the Ethnic Studies program and a full-spectrum traditional birth worker. Her dissertation project is solution-oriented and focuses on place-based health/care and embodied methodologies through an interdisciplinary, multi-method study of iterations of health justice, a framework central to post-1964 U.S.-based liberation movements, the reproductive justice movement, and the contemporary cultural traditional health/care movement. Angela is a recipient of the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship and the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Fellowship. She is a 2018-2020 Graduate Student Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues and Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. Angela holds a Master in Public Health degree (2016) and a Master of Arts degree in Ethnic Studies (2013).
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Ula Taylor (African American Studies) Charles Briggs (Anthropology)
Laura E. Pérez
Courses Taught or Assisted
Spring 2018. "Critical Thinking, Researching, Reading, and Writing through Inter-relational Liberation Movements," Chicano Studies R1B: Reading and Composition
Summer 2016. "Research Writing Through Turtle Island Feminisms," Native American Studies R1B: Reading and Composition.
Summer 2014. "Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing: Race in the Americas," Native American Studies R1A: Reading and Composition.
Summer 2013. "Indigenous Knowledges and Philosophies in Practice," Native American Studies R1B: Research Writing.
Fall 2012 / Spring 2013 "Historytelling in the Americas," Native American Studies R1A: Reading and Composition.
Graduate Student Instructor
Fall 2017. Ethnic Studies 101A: Social Science Methods in Ethnic Studies
Spring 2014. Asian American Studies R2A: Reading and Composition.
Spring 2012. Asian American Studies R2A: Reading and Composition.
Fall 2011. Chicano Studies 50: Introduction to Chicano History.
Graduate Student Reader
Spring 2016. Chicano Studies 20: Chicano Culture