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Fantasia Painter

Education:

B.A., Ethnic Studies, Columbia University; M.A., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Bordering the Nation: Land, Life, & Law in the US-Mexico Borderlands and on O’odham Jeved

Thesis Advisor:

Thomas Biolsi, Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

My project theorizes the US-Mexico borderlands from an Indigenous cultural, epistemological, and political standpoint.

Mentor:

Rachel St. John, Professor of History, University of California, Davis

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, University of California, Davis

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