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Yessica Garcia Hernandez

Education:

B.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside; M.A., Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies, California State University, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Intoxicated by Jenni Rivera: The Erotics of Fandom, Sonic Pedagogies of Deviance, and the Politics of Pirujeria

Thesis Advisor:

Yen Le Espiritu, Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego and Jillian Hernandez, Professor of Gender, Sexualities, and Women's Studies, University of Florida

Research Topic:

Performing Latinx Sexualities: A Feminist and Queer of Color Reading of Latinas in the Pornographic Archive.

Mentor:

Richard T. Rodriguez, Professor of Media & Cultural Studies, University of California, Riverside

Current Position:

University of California President's and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Media & Cultural Studies, University of California, Riverside

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