Other Publications

Select peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and UN reports are listed below.

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Forthcoming: “Transnational Feminism as a Paradigm for Decolonizing the Practice of Research: Identifying Feminist Principles and Methodology Criteria for U.S.-based Scholars,” Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies.

Forthcoming: “The Particularism of Human Rights for Latin American Women of African Descent” in Feminist Formations.

“The Globalization of Ferguson: Pedagogical Matters about Racial Violence,” Feminist Studies 41, No. 1: 218-221, 2015.

“Shifting analytics and linking theories: A conversation about the ‘meaning-making’ of intersectionality and transnational feminism” (co-authored with Jennifer C. Nash), Women’s Studies International Forum 50: 1-10, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2015.02.010

“Constellations of Human Rights Constellations,” Critical Sociology: 1-12, 2015. DOI: 10.1177/0896920514565484.

“Transnational Feminism and Contextualized Intersectionality at the 2001 World Conference Against Racism,” Journal of Women’s History, Vol. 24, No. 4: 99-120, 2012.

Co-author with Michelle Jacob, “Human Rights Pedagogies in the Classroom: Social Justice, US Indigenous Communties, and CSL Projects,” Societies Without Borders Vol. 6, No. 2: 23-50, 2011.

Co-author, “New Directions in Feminism and Human Rights: An Introduction” (with Dana Collins, Sharmila Lodhia, and Molly Talcott), International Feminist Journal of Politics, Vol. 12,3 & 12.4: 298-318, 2010.

“Invoking Human Rights and Transnational Activism in Struggles for Racial Justice at Home: Anti-racist Activists and the Committee to Eliminate Racial Discrimination,” Societies Without Borders 4: 295-316, 2009.

Mestiza Double Consciousness: The Voices of Afro-Peruvian Women on Gendered Racism,” Gender & Society, Vol. 33, No. 5: 660-680, 2008.

“Demanding the Right to Live Without Violence: Reflections on Color of Violence II” (co-authored with Sharmila Lodhia), Meridians: feminism, race, and transnationalism, Vol. 3, No. 1: 265-273, 2002.

“Rape as a Weapon of War: Advancing Human Rights for Women at the U.S.-Mexico Border,” Social Justice, Vol. 28, No. 2: 31-50, 2001.


Social Justice Article Reprint as Book Chapters:

Reprint and Abbreviated: “‘National Security’ and the Violation of Women: Militarized Border Rape at the U.S.-Mexico Border.” Pp. 461-464 in We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America, edited by Elizabeth ‘Betita’ Martinez, Matt Meyer, and Mandy Carter. Oakland: PM Press, 2012.

Reprint and Updated: “Rape as a Weapon of War: Militarized Border Rape at the U.S.-Mexico Border.”  Pp. 203-223 in Women and Migration in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: An Anthology, edited by Patricia Zavella and Denise Segura. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.

Reprint and Updated: “Securing the Nation Through the Violation of Women’s Bodies: Militarized Border Rape at the US-Mexico Border.” Pp. 119-129 in Color of Violence, edited by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence. Boston: South End Press, 2006.


Book Chapters

“Teaching Outside Liberal-Imperial Discourse: A Critical Dialogue about Antiracist Feminisms” (co-authored with Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott, and Dana Collins). Pp. 261-279 in Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent, edited by Sunaina Maira and Piya Chatterjee. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014 (peer-reviewed).

“U.S. Treaty Obligations and the Politics of Racism and Anti-Racism Discourse.” Pp. 55-72 in Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism, edited by Mark Alleyne.  New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 2011.


United Nations Research Reports

“Intersectional and multiple forms of discrimination in the context of violence against women” (2011, co-authored with Professor Lisa Crooms and Professor Hillary Haldane).  Full length and abbreviated reports submitted to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its causes and consequences, Ms. Rashida Manjoo.