Daina Sanchez

Assistant Professor

Office Hours

Wednesdays 1:30-3pm or by appointment

Office Location

1707 South Hall


Transnational Migration and Children of Immigrants; Identity and Community Formation; Oaxaca, Los Angeles


B.A.: University of San Diego, History, Ethnic Studies
M.A.: University of California, Irvine, Anthropology
Ph.D.: University of California, Irvine, Anthropology


Native Ethnography
Critical Latinx Indigeneities
Indigenous Youth


2021   Chavez, Leo R., Belinda Campos, Karina Corona, and Daina Sanchez. Latino Resentimiento: Emotions and Critique of Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Latino Political Rhetoric. Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies.

2019    Chavez, Leo, Belinda Campos, Karina Corona, Daina Sanchez, and Catherine Ruiz. Words Hurt: Political Rhetoric, Emotions/Affect, and Psychological Well-being among Mexican-Origin Youth. Social Science and Medicine.

2018    Sanchez, Daina. Racial and Structural Discrimination toward the Children of Indigenous Mexican Immigrants. Race and Social Problems.


Fall 2022
CH ST 230C Ethnography and Ethnographic Methods

Winter 2023
CH ST 109 Indigenous People and the Nation State in the Americas

Spring 2023
CH ST 193 Senior Seminar