Maria L. Quintana

  • PhD Candidate

M.A. History, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, B.A. Anthropology, University of California, Davis, 2003

Fields: United States, Latin America, Comparative Colonialisms, Comparative Ethnicity and Nationalism

Maria L. Quintana’s dissertation explores how the state justified the importation of millions of “Guestworkers” from 1942 to 1964 via a new logic of racial liberalism that reconfigured global racial inequalities and imperialism.