Daina Sanchez

Assistant Professor

Office Location

1707 South Hall


Transnational Migration and Children of Immigrants; Identity and Community Formation; Oaxaca, Los Angeles


B.A.: University of San Diego, History, Ethnic Studies
M.A.: University of California, Irvine, Anthropology
Ph.D.: University of California, Irvine, Anthropology


Native Ethnography
Critical Latinx Indigeneities
Indigenous Youth


2019    Chavez, Leo, Belinda Campos, Karina Corona, Daina Sanchez, and Catherine Ruiz. Words Hurt: Political Rhetoric, Emotions/Affect, and Psychological Well-being among Mexican-Origin Youth. Social Science and Medicine.
2018    Special Issue. Racial and Structural Discrimination toward the Children of Indigenous Mexican Immigrants. Race and Social Problems.


Winter 2020
CH ST 109 Indigenous Peoples and the Nation State in the Americas
CH ST 161 Latina/o Youths in Global Perspective

Spring 2020
CH ST 222 Ethnicity and Race in the Americas