I live and teach on Indigenous land, the territories of the Coast Salish peoples. I research race, nature and migrations, with a focus on environmental justice and Latinidades across the Américas.
I teach classes including: Race, Nature & Power; Environmental Justice; a co-facilitated seminar on Indigenous Methodologies; and a co-facilitated seminar on Abolition Geographies. My research sits at the articulation of race, nature and migrations. In Guatemala, I have conducted research that resulted in the publication of Tierra, Migración y Vida en Petén (2012) and Green Wars (2017). In the US Pacific Northwest, I have examined the role of the Northwest Detention Center in immigrant rights. Thinking relationally across the US, Mexico and Guatemala, I am also researching and writing on transnational Latinidades.