Theresa Delgadillo

Theresa Delgadillo, Professor in Comparative Studies at The Ohio State University, earned her Ph.D. from UCLA in 2000 and has devoted her research and teaching career to the field of Latinx Studies. She is the author of two books, Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Gender, Race, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative (Duke UP 2011) and Latina Lives in Milwaukee (Illinois UP 2015) and numerous journal articles and chapters. With her Co-PIs Claire Fox, Geraldo Cadava, and Ramón Rivera-Servera, she is the recipient of a Humanities Without Walls grant for a collaborative research project titled “Building Sustainable Worlds: Latinx Placemaking in the Midwest.” She and her Co-PIs are currently co-editing the research essays generated through this project for publication in a volume. She is also finishing a monograph on AfroLatinidad in literature and film.