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Dolores Inés Casillas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Dolores Inés Casillas  
University of California, Davis
B.A. Gender and Women’s Studies
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.Ed. Curriculum Theory & Development
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M.A. American Culture
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ph.D. American Culture
Phone: (805) 893-3213
Room: 1705 South Hall


  • U.S. Spanish-language Media
  • Radio and Sound Practices
  • Language Politics
  • Gender and Immigration
  • Latino Popular Culture


Sounds of Surveillance: U.S. Spanish-language Radio Patrols La Migra,” American Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 3 (September 2011), pp. 807-829.

Adiós El Cucuy: Immigration and Laughter over the Aiwaves,” Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 3, (September 2011), pps. 44–56.  DOI: 10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.44

Taking Count of Gender and Legal Status within Latino Media Policy,” In Invisible No More: Understanding the Disenfranchisement of Latino Men and Boys, Eds. Pedro Noguera, Aída Hurtado and Edward Fergus (New York: Routledge, 2011).

Puuurrrooo MÉXICO!: Listening to Transnationalism on U.S. Spanish-language Radio,” In Beyond el Barrio: Everyday Life in Latina/o America, Eds. Gina Perez, Frank Guridy, and Adrian Burgos(New York: New York University Press, 2010).


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