V. Gina Díaz

V. Gina Díaz is a Ford Foundation Fellow and doctoral candidate in the Department of American Studies. Her areas of research and teaching are women of color, indigenous, and transnational feminisms; queer of color critique; ethnic and postcolonial studies; and cultural studies of the Americas including art, performance, critical museum studies, and cultural politics. At UNM Gina has taught Transnational Feminisms, Chican@ Cultural Studies, Raza Genders and Sexualities, and Introduction to Popular Culture. Her university service has included support to the Chicana and Chicano Studies Advisory Committee; co-chairing the American Studies Graduate Student Association; and working with Women of Color in Academia. Gina’s community work includes curating the Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s Women of Color Shorts Program and volunteering with feminist of color organizations. She began working on her Ph.D. at UNM while working as the senior curator at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Art Museum. Gina earned her M.A. in Museum Studies at John F. Kennedy University in Berkeley, CA and worked in museums in northern California before moving to Nuevomexico. She completed undergraduate degrees at the University of California, Santa Cruz and Sacramento City College. You may follow Gina on academia.edu or contact her by email at ginadiaz@unm.edu.


Raza Genders and Sexualities
Transnational Feminisms
Chican@ Cultural Studies
Introduction to Popular Culture

V. Gina Diaz Curriculum Vitae