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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography

Southwest Borderlands Scholar, Associate Professor, Justice and Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation

Affiliated Faculty, Department of Transborder Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Herberger Instititue of Design and the Arts

Alan Eladio Gómez (Ph.D., History, University of Texas at Austin) is a historian and Associate Professor in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University. He is the author of The Revolutionary Imaginations of Greater Mexico: Chicana/o Radicalism, Solidarity Politics & Latin American Social Movements (University of Texas Press, 2016). His research has also been published in Radical History Review, Latino Studies, Kalfou, African Identities, and edited volumes Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prison in the United States (Palgrave, 2009), and Challenging Authoritarianism in Mexico: Revolutionary Struggles and the Dirty War, 1964-1982 (Routledge, 2011). A second book manuscript, 'With Dignity Intact': Rebellion, Justice, and Power in the U.S. Federal Prison System, 1969-1974 (under contract, University of Nebraska Press) is on its way, as well as a manuscript, Insurgent Learning, Urban Zapatismo and the UNAM Strike in 1999. Prior to coming to ASU he taught at Ithaca College and Cornell University.

Publications
  • Alan Eladio Gomez. Puente de Crystal (Crystal Bridge): the Multiple Feminist Insurgencies and Radical Border Imaginations of Magdalena Mora. African Identities (2013).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Por la reunificación de los Pueblos Libres de América en su Lucha por el Socialismo": The Chicana/o Movement, the PPUA and the Dirty War in Mexico in the 1970s". Challenging Authoritarianism: Revolutionary Struggles and the Dirty War, 1964-1982 (2011).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Troubadour of Justice: An Interview with raúlrsalinas.". Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prisons in the United States (2009).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. Nuestras vidas corren casi paralelas’: Chicanos, Puerto Rican Independentistas, and the Prison Rebellion Years at Leavenworth, 1969-1972.". Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prisons in the United States (2009).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Feminism, Torture, and the Politics of Chicana/Third World Solidarity: An Interview with Olga Talamante". Radical History Review (2008).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Nuestras vidas corren casi paralelas'‘: Chicanos, Independentistas, and the Prison Rebellion Years in Leavenworth, 1969-1972. Latino Studies (2008).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. Troubadour of Justice: An Interview With Raulrsalinas. Latino Studies (2008).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. Resisting Living Death at Marion Federal Penitentiary, 1972. Radical History Review (2006).
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 305Principles of Justice Studies
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
SST 501Fnds of SocialTransformation
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 430Soc Protest/Conflict & Change
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 494Special Topics
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 590Reading and Conference
JUS 592Research
JUS 593Applied Project
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
JUS 592Research
JUS 599Thesis
JUS 640Theoretical Perspect/Justice
JUS 790Reading and Conference
JUS 792Research
JUS 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 303Justice Theory
JUS 492Honors Directed Study
JUS 493Honors Thesis
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 303Justice Theory
JUS 691Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 303Justice Theory
JUS 494Special Topics
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 494Special Topics
JUS 691Seminar
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 494Special Topics
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 105Intro to Justice Studies
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
JUS 640Theoretical Perspect/Justice
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 640Theoretical Perspect/Justice
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 494Special Topics
JUS 498Pro-Seminar
DCI 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 494Special Topics
JUS 640Theoretical Perspect/Justice
Presentations
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Beyond Suffering, Freedom: Prison Rebellions and Political Imagination of Dignity". American Studies Association Annual Conference (Nov 2011).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Incarcerating Arizona: Enclosures, Border Wars and Human Detention". "Subjugated Histories, Decolonizing Practices Conference" Future of Minority Studies Conference (Feb 2011).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez, Edward Escobar and David Manuel Hernández. Divided America: Debates over Immigration and Social Justice in Modern America. Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM (Aug 2009).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. Speaking White Supremacy in the Classroom. Law and Society Annual Conference, Denver, CO (May 2009).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. "Low Intensity War/Low Intensity Education". 40th Anniversary of El Plan de Santa Barbara, Univerisity of California at Santa Barbara (May 2009).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. Why Inter-Ethnic Activism Still Matters. East Coast Chicano/a Student Forum - Cornell University (Apr 2009).
  • Alan Eladio Gómez. The Neo-Deal: Marketing Death and the Sociological Imagination of US-ian Culture. Sociology Department, Ithaca College (Apr 2009).
Service
  • Feminist Formations, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • National Scholarships and Fellowships Committee, Committee member (2012 - Present)
  • Theoretical Criminology, Reviewer (2012 - Present)
  • Arizona Workers Rights Center, Board Member (2010 - Present)
  • Truman Scholarship Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • Aztlán: Journal of Chicano Studies, Anonymous Reader (2009 - Present)
  • Graduate Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • MEChA (Student Organization), Faculty Advisor (2009 - Present)
  • MEChA (Student Organization), Faculty Advisor (2009 - Present)
  • National Women Studies Association Journal, Anonymous Reader (2008 - Present)
  • VarelaFilm, Humanities Advisor for Documentary (2007 - Present)
  • Hiring Committee - Department of History, Member (2009 - 2009)
  • CLAS Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Scholarships Committee, Member (2009 - 2009)
  • Undergraduate Committee, Member (2008 - 2009)