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Chicana Feminism and Border Studies: Reproductive Healthcare at the Mexico-U.S. Border


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On this episode of Defining Moments Podcast, Guest Host Dr. Jill Yamasaki talks with Dr. Leandra Hernandez and Dr. Sarah De Los Santos-Upton on how they live out the values of Chicana Feminism in their work as health communication scholars and activists.

 

Leandra and Sarah share reflections on their work on reproductive healthcare at the Mexico-U.S. Border. They challenge listeners to join with Latinx communication scholars and border studies scholars to translate research into practices that can work to change lives. Dr. Hernandez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Utah Valley University. Dr. Upton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Dr. Yamasaki is an Associate Professor in the Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston.

You can read Drs. Hernandez and Upton’s work published in Health Communication here: