Teaching Assistant & Website Manager

Photo: Cassie Lynn Smith

Teaching Assistant


Cassie Lynn Smith is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico (UNM). She investigates Mexican American community-based art education in Austin, Texas and her areas of interest include US-Mexico borderlands art and critical race theory in education.  Ms. Smith is a Teaching Assistant for UNM’s Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and a Teaching Artist with the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin. Ms. Smith obtained a Master of Arts degree in Latin American Studies and Art Education from The University of Texas as well as certificates in Nonprofit Studies and Mexican American Studies respectively.



Transnational Latina Feminisms