PhD, MA, Chicana & Chicano Studies, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
BA, Spanish & Chicano/Latino Studies (minor in Gender Studies), California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
Nadia Zepeda is an interdisciplinary scholar activist from Santa Ana, CA. She’s an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies at California State University, Fullerton. Nadia received her BA in Chicano/Latino Studies & Spanish from California State University, Long Beach and PhD in Chicana/o & Central American Studies from University of California, Los Angeles. Through collaborative and community-based research, she traces the genealogy of healing justice in Chicana/x feminist organizing. Her teaching, research, and commitment to healing justice exemplify her investments in visions of transformative justice in the university and beyond.
Zepeda, Nadia. Review of Voices from the Ancestors: Xicanx and Latinx Spiritual Expressions and Healing Practices, Edited by Lara Medina and Martha R. Gonzales. Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 46.1, (2021): pp.275-280. Print.
Zepeda, Nadia. “Community & Home Gardens: Transforming Spaces for Lower-Income Communities of Color.” In Latinas and Latinos at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice, 439–47. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2015.
Zepeda, Nadia. “Latinas in Higher Education: Resistencia & Challenges.” In Latina and Latino at Risk: Issues in Education, Health, Community, and Justice, 439–47. Santa Barbara: Greenwood, 2015.
Rojas Durazo, Ana Clarissa, Audrey Silvestre, and Nadia Zepeda. “Chicana Feminist Praxis: Community Accountability Coalitions in the University.” Chicana/Latina Studies 13.2 (2014): 284-303. Print.
Castañeda, Antonia, Marie “Keta” Miranda, Marisol Moreno, Ana Clarissa Rojas Durazo, Audrey Silvestre, and Nadia Zepeda. “Ending Heteropatriarchal Institutional Violence in Chicano Studies: A Reflection on Our path.” Chicana/Latina Studies 13.2 (2014): 104-117. Print.
Chicana feminisms, Healing Justice, Social Movements, Chicana Feminist Collective Formation, Healing and Self-Care, Oral History, Chicana/o/x Student Movements, Chicana/o/x History, Women of Color Feminisms, Queer Theory, Decolonial Theory, Institutional Violence, Community Accountability, Chicana/x Indigeneity, Chicana/x Spirituality