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 2021
CH ST 161 Latina/o Youths in Global Perspective
CH ST 191 Latinidades

Spring 2021
CH ST 178A Transnationalism