Ellie D. Hernández

Ellie D. Hernández
Associate Professor
DEI Officer

Office Location

1723 South Hall


20th Century American literature, U.S. Minority and Ethnic Literature, Cultural Studies and Critical Theory, Chicana/o and U.S. Latina/o Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Sexual Minorities and Immigration


B.A.   (1987)  English/Political Science, Texas A&M International

M.A.   (1993) English Literature, Eastern Michigan University

Ph.D.  (2001) English literature, U.C. Berkeley



  • Chicana/o and U.S. Latina/o literature
  • American Studies
  • Transnational and Global Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • LGBTQ Studies


Books in Print

      Postnationalism in Chicana/o Literature and Culture

               University of Texas Press, 2009


     The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture Politics and Aesthetics

               Edited Critical Anthology

               With Dr. Eliza Rodriguez Y Gibson, Co- Editor

               Palgrave Macmillan Press 2014


Books In progress

      Transmovimientos: The LGBTQ Immigrant Experience

               Edited Critical Anthology

               With Dr. Eddy Alvarez, Co- Editor



“Cultura Joteria: The In’s and Out of Latina/o Popular Culture.” Routledge Handbook of Latino Pop Culture. New York, London: Routledge, 2016


“Latina/o Gender and Sexuality: Making a Difference” Co Authored with Deena J. Gonzalez. Latino Heritage Theme Study (OAH) Organization of American Historians. (Forthcoming) Spring 2016


“Transnational Méxican Cultural Production: El Otro Lado” Blanco, Cano R, and Rita Urquijo-Ruiz. Global Mexican Cultural Productions. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.