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Lisa Magana

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Interim Director & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6303
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4003
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6303
Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6303
Biography

 

Lisa Magana is an Associate Professor in the School of Transborder Studies. She has published in the area of immigration, Latino politics and Latino public policy issues and is the author of the books, Straddling the Border (University of Texas Press) and The Politics of Diversity (University of Arizona Press) and co-editor with Erik Lee, Latino Politics and Arizona's Immigration Law SB 1070 (Springer Press). Lisa Magana also publisheda textbok entitled Arizona, Immigration, Latinos and Politics  (Kendall Hunt). She recently completed another manuscriptFrom A to Z, Latino Politics and Immigration in Arizona that is currently under review and has written numerous journal articles and book chapters.  Lisa Magana has been a research associate at the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute and visiting Lecturer and Assistant Professor at Pitzer College, UCLA, California State University at Dominguez Hills and Williams College.  She has been interviewed on NPR, the BBC, PBS, Associated Press, MSNBC and other media outlets.

 

 

Publications
  • Selected Publications
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  • Lisa Magaña. Arizona, Immigration, Latinos and Politics. (2014).
  • Lisa Magaña. "SB1070 and the Implications of Negative Social Construction of Latino Immigrants in Arizona". Atzlan (2013).
  • Lisa Magaña and Erik K. Lee. Arizona’s Latino Politics, Policies and International Relations? Springer Press. (2013).
  • Manuel Avalos, Lisa Magaña, Adrian Pantoja. The Latino Vote in Arizona. Latinos in the 2004 Presidential Election (2010).
  • . The Spring Marches of 2006: Latinos, Immigration, and Political Mobilization in the 21st Century. (2009).
  • Lisa Magaña. "Lisa Magaña. 2007. "Mexican American Women and Politics," in Chicana/o Survey and Analysis. Edited by," in Chicana/o Survey and Analysis. Edited by. Mexican American Women and Politics," in Lisa Magaña. 2007. "Mexican American Women and Politics," in Chicana/o Survey and Analysis. Edited by. Edited by. Chicana/o Survey and Analysis (2007).
  • Magana, Lisa Lorraine. Mexican Americans and the Politics of Diversity. (2005).
  • Magana, Lisa Lorraine. Latino Protest Politics. (2004).
  • Magana, Lisa Lorraine (Author) ,Mejia, Armando Xavier (Author) . Latino Protest Politics. Latino Americans and Political Participation (2004).
  • Magana, Lisa. U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration Policy Implementation. (2004).
  • Magana, Lisa Lorraine. Straddling the Border: Immigration Policy and the INS. (2003).
  • Magana, Lisa Lorraine. The Politics of Diversity:Mexican Americans. (2003).
  • Lisa Magana, Robert Short. The Social Construction of Mexican and Cuban Immigrants by Politicians in Mainstream Newspapers. The Review of Policy Research (2002).
  • Robert Short, Lisa Magana. Politics, Prejudice and Immigration. Journal of Social Psychology (2002).
  • Lisa Magaña. "Arizona’s Latino Politics and SB1070". Arizona’s Latino Politics, Policies and International Relations? (0).
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 340Chicano and Latino Politics
TCL 377AZ Immigration,Latino Politics
SGS 377AZ Immigration,Latino Politics
JUS 377AZ Immigration,Latino Politics
POS 377AZ Immigration,Latino Politics
TCL 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 101Intro Transbrdr Chicana/o Stud
TCL 394Special Topics
HST 394Special Topics
SGS 394Special Topics
POS 394Special Topics
JUS 394Special Topics
TCL 492Honors Directed Study
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 314Transborder Immigration & Econ
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 101Intro Transbrdr Chicana/o Stud
TCL 394Special Topics
HST 394Special Topics
SGS 394Special Topics
POS 394Special Topics
JUS 394Special Topics
TCL 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 340Chicano and Latino Politics
TCL 394Special Topics
HST 394Special Topics
SGS 394Special Topics
POS 394Special Topics
JUS 394Special Topics
TCL 492Honors Directed Study
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 314Transborder Immigration & Econ
TCL 394Special Topics
JUS 394Special Topics
SGS 394Special Topics
POS 394Special Topics
PSY 498Pro-Seminar
TCL 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 101Intro Transbrdr Chicana/o Stud
TCL 394Special Topics
SGS 394Special Topics
POS 394Special Topics
JUS 394Special Topics
HST 394Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 101Intro Transbrdr Chicana/o Stud
TCL 340Chicano and Latino Politics
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 314Transborder Immigration & Econ
PSY 498Pro-Seminar
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 314Transborder Immigration & Econ
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 314Transborder Immigration & Econ
PGS 498Pro-Seminar
TCL 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 314Transborder Immigration & Econ
TCL 341Chicano/Latino Urban Policy
Presentations
  • Lisa Magana. "Immigration Politics in Arizona,". Congresso Internacional Migraciones Globales: Perspectivas de una Reforma Migratoria en Estadaos Uni (Oct 2010).
  • Lisa Magana. Mexican Americans, Social Constructions and the Public Policy Process. Western Political Science Convention (Mar 2008).
  • Magana, Lisa. The End of Big Government. Western Political Science Convention (Mar 2005).
  • Magana, Lisa. U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration Policy Implementation. Siglo XXI: Latino Research Into the 21st (Feb 2005).
  • Avalos, Manuel, Magana, Lisa. Proposition 200 in Arizona: Déjà vu All Over Again. Siglo XXI: Latino Research Into the 21st (Feb 2005).
  • Magana, Lisa. Arizona and Immigration Policy. The Century Fund: Seminar on Immigration Issues in the Southwest (Feb 2005).
  • Magana, Lisa, Bretting, John. The Social Construction of Eastern European Gypsies and Mexican Immigrants. The American Political Science Association Convention (Aug 2002).
  • Magana, Lisa, Bretting, John. Roma y Raza- Myths and Misunderstandings: The Social Construction of Knowledge and Information Concerning Eastern European Gypsies and Mexican Migratory Workers. Western Political Science Association (Mar 2002).
  • Magana, Lisa, Bretting, John. Policy Recommendations in Latino Communities. National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies (Apr 2001).
  • Magana, Lisa. How Immigration Agencies Must Straddle the Border. The International Migration Conference (Sep 2000).
Service
  • ARLE, Co-authored an article on Latinos in Arizona, with James Garcia, Miguel Montiel (2009 - Present)
  • ARLE, Co-authored an article on Latinos in Arizona, with James Garcia, Miguel Montiel and Raul Izaguirre (2008 - Present)
  • KDVR, Guest on a radio show. (2008 - Present)
  • CNN and PBS, Provided assistance for a documentary film and a television special. (2008 - Present)
  • Grade Grievance Committee, Chair (2014 - 2017)
  • Curriculum Committee, Chair (2014 - 2015)
  • Personel Action Committee, Chair (2014 - 2015)
  • CLAS Committee of Review, Committee Member (2012 - 2015)
  • Community and University Presentations on Immigration, Presenter (2014 - 2014)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member (2013 - 2014)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member (2011 - 2014)
  • Scholarship Committee, Member (2011 - 2014)
  • Western Political Science Executive Committee, Executive Committee (2008 - 2014)
  • Chicano Faculty and Staff Association, Executive Committee Member (2013 - 2013)
  • Scholarship Committee, Member (2013 - 2013)
  • Several radio and newspaper interviews, including NPR, and a national PBS documentary., Interviewed as an expert (2013 - 2013)
  • Western Political Science Committee, Executive Committee (2008 - 2013)
  • Several radio and newspaper interviews., Interviewed as an expert (2011 - 2012)
  • Presented research at two event on campus events. Discussed Latinos and and the presidential election., Speaker (2012 - 2012)
  • Did around 30 radio and newspaper interviews., Interviewed as an expert (2010 - 2010)
  • Institute for Women's Policy Research, Conference Facilitator (2010 - 2010)
  • CCS Personnel Committee, Committee Member (2009 - 2010)
  • Presented Statewide for the Arizona Women's Form, Immigration Expert (2009 - 2009)
  • Presented Statewide for the Valley Leadership, Immigration Expert (2009 - 2009)
  • Senate Member (2007 - 2009)
  • SWBI History Search Committee, member (2007 - 2008)
  • Chicano Faculty and Staff Association, President (2005 - 2007)
  • Western Political Science Status of Latinos in the Profession, Committee Member (2005 - 2007)
  • CCS Social Science Search Committee, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Committee on the Status of Latinos/as in the Profession, Member (2003 - 2006)
  • CCS Personnel Committee, Committee Member (2005 - 2006)
  • CCS Strategic Planning Commitee, Committee Member (2005 - 2006)
  • CCS Chair Search Committee, Member (2004 - 2005)
  • Quesada Scholarship Selection Committee, Member (2001 - 2005)
  • CCS Academic Program Review Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • CCS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Senate representative (2003 - 2004)
  • Chicano Faculty and Staff Association, Liaison to the Faculty Women Association (2003 - 2004)
  • CCS Personnel Action Committee, Chair (2004)
  • CCS Information and Technology Search Committee, Member (2002 - 2003)
  • Southwest Borderlands Initiative Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Member (2002 - 2003)
  • Border Series Group, Latin American Studies, Member (1999 - 2003)
  • CCS university senate representative, Member (2003)
  • The CCS Summer Teacher Institute, Lecturer (2003)
  • CCS Resource Committee, Member (2001 - 2002)
  • CCS Social Science Curriculum Development Committee, Member (2001 - 2002)
  • The Chicano Faculty and Staff Association (CFSA), Secretary and Treasurer (2001 - 2002)
  • CCS Personnel Action Committee, Member (2000 - 2001)
  • ASU Classroom: Diversity and Learner-Centered Education Conference, Facilitator (2000 - 2000)
  • American Political Science Best Dissertation on Race and Class, committee member (1-2014 - 1-2017)
  • Search Committee for the New Dean Clas, committee member (9-2014 - 5-2015)