Lina-Maria Murillo

Lecturer
Lina-Maria Murillo

Contact Information

Phone: 
(415) 338-1466

Office Information: 

Building: 
HSS
Room Number: 
373
Office Hours: 
Tuesday: 2:00-4:00

Biography

Lina-Maria Murillo received her doctorate in Borderlands History at the University of Texas at El Paso in 2016. Her dissertation titled, "Birth Control on the Border: Race, Gender, and Class in the Making of the Birth Control Movement in El Paso, Texas, 1936-2009" discusses the clinics, organizations, and institutions that helped to foster access to reproductive care along the U.S.-Mexico border. Murillo's research interests include women's reproductive rights and health, critical race theory, gender and sexuality on the border, empire and colonialism. She recently accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Iowa beginning in fall 2018.