[Abbreviated CV | Revised as of Fall 2018]

EDUCATION

Ph.D

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Anthropology. Fall 2018 – 2023.

B.A.

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Anthropology. May 2018.

Minor – African American and African Studies
Minor – Chicano/Latino Studies

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Womxn of Color Feminisms, Gender/Sexuality, Ethnography, Ethics, Media and Culture, Chicanx/Latinx Studies, African American Studies, Digital Activism and Identity, Race/Ethnicity, Latin America, U.S.

ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

2018 – 23     The Graduate College Illinois Distinguished Fellowship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2017               Moore Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Fellowship. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

2017 – 18      Maximillian Monroy-Miller Award Recipient for Academic Service and Community Service. Chicano/Latinos Studies Program. Michigan State University. April.


RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

2018       Escamilla, B.S., Saldivar, S., PhD. Re-Imagining Alternative Chicanx/Latinx Border Spaces panel at the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies.  March.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. An Anthropological Reflection: Ethnography & Ethics in a Social (Media) World oral presentation at the Department of Anthropology’s 1st Annual Anthropology Research Symposium and showcase for undergraduate Students. Michigan State University. December.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. Disrupting the Digital: Critical Discourse, Community, and Everyday Activism oral presentation at the 23rd Annual Moore Undergraduate Research   Apprenticeship Program Academic Conference. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. July.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. Disrupting the Digital: Critical Discourse, Community, and Everyday Activism condensed oral presentation at the Summer Undergraduate Pipeline 3rd Annual Research Symposium. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. July.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. Crafting Chicana/Latina Spaces: A Comparison of Lived Experiences Through Creative Expression oral presentation at the 8th Annual La Academia del Pueblo and Latino/a and Latin American Research Conference. Wayne State University. April.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. Crafting Chicana/Latina Spaces: A Comparison of Lived Experiences Through Creative Expression initial research proposal and oral presentation at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Michigan State University. April.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. Racialization of Arab Americans Post 9/11 oral presentation at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Michigan State University. April.

2017       Escamilla, B.S. The Politics of Black Womanhood and Reality Television oral presentation at Gender, Women, and Sexuality: An Undergraduate Research Showcase for the Center for Gender in a Global Context. Michigan State University. March.

 


ARCHIVAL PROJECTS

2017       Alexander, R., Escamilla, B.S. Finding Aid for the Chilean Zine collection. Michigan State University Special Collections.

2016       Rivera, D., Escamilla, B. S. Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (Michigan State University) records. Michigan State University Special Collections.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2018       Guest Lecturer. “#Immigrants. Transmedia Organizing in the Information Age”. Nov.

2018       College of Social Science Student Commencement Speaker. Michigan State University. May.

2018       8th  Annual Chavez & Huerta Commemorative Celebration Student Speaker. Michigan State University.

2018       “TIME’S UP” Sexual Assault Awareness Panel. Michigan State University. Feb.

2016       Escamilla, B.S. The Transformational Lens of Africana Studies oral presentation at Grand Valley State University. November.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & DEVELOPMENT

2017 – 18
Dean’s Advisory Board on Diversity and Inclusion Board Member.
Michigan State University College of Social Sciences.

2017 – 18
Womxn of Color Initiatives Undergraduate Assistant. Michigan State University.

2017 – May 2017
Chicano/a Studies Bibliographer Volunteer.
Michigan State University Main Libraries Special Collections.

MEMBERSHIPS

2018 – 2019

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies General Member.