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Christian Zlolniski

[Christian Zlolniski]

Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
Last Updated: October 25, 2020
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Education

Education

    • 1998 PhD in Cultural Anthropology
      University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California , 1998
    • 1989 MA in Anthropology
      University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 1989
    • 1984 BA in Anthropology
      Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrin, Spain , 1984

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2013 to Present Director
      Center for Mexican American Studies,
    • Sept 2008 to Present Associate Professor
      Sociology and Anthropology, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2002 to Aug 2008 Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2001 to July 2002 Visiting Assistant Professor
      University of California, Santa Barbara

Memberships

    • Jan 2005 to Present Asociación Mexicana de Estudios Rurales
    • Jan 2003 to Present Society for Economic Anthropology
    • Jan 2002 to Present Latin American Studies Association
    • Jan 2002 to Present Society for Applied Anthropology
    • Jan 1998 to Present American Anthropological Association

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Apr 2009 to Mar 2013 Settlement and Migration under the Global Fresh-Produce Industry: The Case of Indigenous Farm Laborers in Baja California, Mexico sponsored by  -  $76149
      Christian Zlolniski (Funded)

Publications


      2019
      • Book
        Made in Baja: The Lives of Farmworkers and Growers behind Mexico's Transnational Agricultural Boom
        []. Oakland, California: "University of California Press".

      2015
      • Book
        De Jornaleros a Colonos: Residencia, Trabajo e Identidad en el Valle de San
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Velasco, Laura, Zlolniski, Christian, Coubes, Marie Laure]. "El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF). Mexico.".

      2006
      • Book
        2006. Janitors, Street Vendors and Activists: The Lives of Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley.
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. "Berkeley and London: University of California Press ".

      2020
      • Book Chapter
        Acceso al agua y organización social: el caso de las colonias rural-urbanas del Valle de San Quintin, Baja California 2010-2016
        La Gestión Hídrica En México: Casos De Estudio Y Propuestas De Políticas Públicas
        [Pinzon Aranda, , J.F, Garcia, Blanca, Zlolniski, Christian, Santes, Ricardo]. Tijuana.
        2307 Woodsong Trail

      In Process
      • Book Chapter
        Acceso al agua y organización social: el caso de las colonias rural-urbanas del Valle de San Quintín, Baja California 2010-2016
        [Pinzon Aranda, Jose Fernando, Garcia, Blanca, Zlolniski, Christian, Santes, Ricardo]. Tijuana, Baja California: "El Colegio de la Frontera Norte". Accepted.

      2018
      • Book Chapter
        Neoliberal Agrarian Policies and Its Effects: Labour Flexibility and Regimentation in Mexico’s Export Agricultural Industry
        Market Versus Society: Anthropological Insights
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Spyridakis, Manos]. Market Versus Society: Anthropological Insights. 247-266. "Palgrave MacMillan".

      2017
      • Book Chapter
        Uneven Power Landscapes: Growers, Unions, and Farm Laborers in Mexico’s Baja California
        Uncertain Times: Anthropological Approaches to Labor in a Neo-Liberal World
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Durrenberger , Paul, Erem , Suzan]. 209-232. "Colorado University Press".

      2014
      • Book Chapter
        Residential Settlement and Mobility in the San Quintin Valley: Methodological Reflections on an Interdisciplinary Study
        The Practice of Research on Migration and Mobilities, Springer Briefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace (ESDP)
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Laure , Marie, Velasco, Laura, Zlolniski, Christian, Rivera-Sánchez, Liliana , Lozano-Ascencio, Fernando ]. 14(Migration Studies No. 1), 19-43.

      2010
      • Book Chapter
        Economic Globalization and Shifting Capital-Labor Relations in Baja California's Export-Oriented Agriculture
        In The Anthropology of Unions
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Durrenberger, Paul, Reichart, Karaleah]. 157-188. "University Press of Colorado".
      • Book Chapter
        Economists’ Blind Spots: Field Stories of the Informal Economy among Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley
        In Anthropology Unbound: The Reader
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Durrenberger, Paul, Erem, Suzan]. 233-249. . Boulder, CO: : "Paradigm Publishers".
      • Book Chapter
        Hoy Marchamos, Mañana No Compramos: The Struggle for Latina/o Immigrant Rights in the United States
        Immigration Trends and Immigrant Rights Movements in the United States and Spain
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Buezas , TomásCalvo]. 73-88.

      2009
      • Book Chapter
        Asentamiento residencial y movilidad en el valle de San Quintín: Reflexión metodológica sobre una investigación interdisciplinaria
        In Encuentros disciplinarios y debates metodológicos. La práctica de la investigación sobre migraciones y movilidades
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Coubes , MarieLaure, Velasco, Laura, Sánchez , Liliana Rivera, Ascencio, Fernando Lozano, Porrúa, MiguelAngel]. 27-54.

      2008
      • Book Chapter
        Political Mobilization and Activism Among Latinas/os in the United States
        In Latinas/os in the United States: Changing the Face of América.
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Rodríguez, H, Saenz, R, Menjivar, C]. 352-368. "Springer".

      2006
      • Book Chapter
        Immigrant Labor in the New United States Economy: Anthropological Notes
        In Labor in Cross-Cultural Perspective
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Durrenberger , Paul, Marti, Judith]. Oxford, UK: "Altamira Press".

      2003
      • Book Chapter
        Justicia para los trabajadores de la limpieza: Resistencia y organización sindical de inmigrantes Mexicanos en el Silicon Valley
        In Las Expresiones Locales de la Globalización: México y España
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Bueno , Carmen, Aguilar, Encarnación].

      2001
      • Book Chapter
        Comunidades Transnacionales y Migración en la Era de la Globalización
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Canales, A]. 73, 221-252.
      • Book Chapter
        Unskilled Immigrant Labor in High-Tech Companies: The Case of Mexican Janitors in Silicon Valley
        In The International Migration of the Highly Skilled: Demand, Supply, and Development Consequences in Sending and Receiving Countries
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Espenshade, W CorneliusT., Salehyan, I].

      1998
      • Book Chapter
        Restructuración industrial y mano de obra migrante: El caso de los trabajadores mexicanos en la industria de la limpieza de edificios en el Silicon Valley
        In Migración y Fronteras.
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Castillo, ManuelAngel, Lattes, Alfredo, Santibañez, Jorge].

      2013
      • Book Review
        The New Entrepreneurs: How Race, Class, and Gender Shape American Enterprise
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Valdez, Zulema]. Camino Real. 227-229. "Stanford University Press".

      2012
      • Book Review
        Guadalupe in New York" Rev. of Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants (2010)
        [Zlolniski, Christian, Alyshia Gálvez]. American Ethnologist. 39(1), 444-445.

      2008
      • Book Review
        Review of Tony Waters, The Persistence of Subsistence Agriculture: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Contemporary Sociology. 37 (2), 181-183.
      • Book Review
        Review of Travis Du Bry, Immigrants, Settlers, and Laborers: The Socioeconomic Transformation of a Farming Community
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. UX Mexus News.(44),

      2005
      • Book Review
        Review of Mexico-US Migration: A Shared Responsibility
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Journal of International Migration and Integration. 3(1),
      • Book Review
        Review of Roger Waldinger and Michael Lichter, How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of Labour
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Journal of Multilingual & Multicultural Development. 26(4),

      2020
      • Journal Article
        At the Crossroads: Challenges & Opportunities of Union Organizing in the Mexico-US Border
        [de la O, MariaEugenia]. Dailectical Anthropology.

      2019
      • Journal Article
        Coping with precarity: subsistence, labor, and community politics among farmworkers in northern Mexico
        []. Dialectical Anthropology. 43(1), 77-92. "Springer".

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Export agriculture, transnational farmworkers, and labor resistance in the Mexico-US borderlands
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Dialectical Anthropology. 42, 163-177.

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Sistemas de intermediación laboral en una región agroexportadora del noroeste mexicano
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. 9(101-112), "Eutopia ".

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Water Flowing North of the Border: Export Agriculture and Water Politics in a Rural Community in Baja California
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Cultural Anthropology. 26 (4), 564-587.

      2003
      • Journal Article
        Labor Control and Resistance of Mexican Immigrant Janitors in Silicon Valley
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Human Organization. 62 (1), 39-49.

      2000
      • Journal Article
        Etnografía de trabajadores informales en un barrio de inmigrantes mexicanos en el Silicon Valley
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. LXII(2), 59-87.

      2011
      • Other
        Confronting the Risks of Undocumented Migration On the U.S.-Mexico Border and Beyond
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. Latin American Research Review. 46 (2), 251-258.

      2009
      • Newspaper
        Intensive Agriculture, Water and Indigenous Farm Laborers in Baja California
        Anthropology News
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. 49,
      • Newspaper
        Making a Living and a Life: Stories of Undocumented Immigrants
        Focus on Law Studies XXIV
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. 2, 6-8 .
      • Newspaper
        Making a Living and a Life: Stories of Undocumented Immigrants
        Insights on Law & Society
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. 9 (3 ), 12-15.

      1994
      • Law Review
        The Informal Economy in an Advanced Industrialized Society: Mexican Immigrant Labor in Silicon Valley
        [Zlolniski, Christian]. The Yale Law Journal. 103(8), 2305-2335.

Presentations

    • March  2020
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Made in Baja: The Lives of Farmworkers and Growers behind Mexico's Transnational Agricultural Boom", Center for Labor Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. (March 4, 2020).
    • October  2019
      Zlolniski, Christian, "A New Bracero Program? Transnational Mexican H-2A Farmworkers in the United States", Center for the Study of the Southwest, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. (October 25, 2019).
    • June  2019
      de la O, MariaEugenia (Author & Presenter), "Labor Solidarity across Borders: Challenges & Opportunities of Union Organizing in the Mexico-US Border", Vancouver, Canada. (June 6, 2019).
    • March  2019
      Zlolniski, Christian, "The Political Ecology of Desalinated Water for Agribusiness in Northern Mexico", Society for Applied Anthropology, Portland, Oregon. (March 21, 2019).
    • February  2019
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Farmworkers and Contract Labor: The case of the H-2A program in the US-Mexico's fresh-produce industry", Plano, Texas. (February 28, 2019).
    • October  2018
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Agricultura de exportacion, sobreexplotacion del agua y conflictividad social en San Quintin, Baja California", Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico. (October 19, 2018).
    • October  2018
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Agricultura de exportacion y sus impactos ecologicos y laborales en el valle de San Quintin", Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social (CIESAS), Guadalajara, Mexico. (October 18, 2018).
    • August  2018
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Fractured Unions: Corporate versus Independent Unions in Mexico's Transnational Agriculture", Stockholm, Sweden . (August 15, 2018).
    • April  2018
      Zlolniski, Christian, "The H-2A Labor Migration Program for Mexican Workers in Baja California", Philadelphia. (April 6, 2018).
    • March  2018
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Temporal Labor Migration Program for Mexican Workers in the United States", Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. (March 23, 2018).
    • October  2017
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Transnational Migrants, Challenging Identities", Utah Valley University. (October 12, 2017).
    • April  2017
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Mobilizing for Their Rights as Laborers and Settlers: Indigenous Farmworkers in Northern Mexico", University of Cambridge, UK. (April 21, 2017).
    • February  2017
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Fresh Produce, Water Scarcity, and Social Conflict in a Rural Community in Northern Mexico", Clarkson University, NY. (February 20, 2017).
    • December  2016
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Reclutando trabajadores y almas: Jornaleros indigenas en Baja California", Ciesas, Guadalajara, Mexico. (December 14, 2016).
    • October  2016
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Agricultura transnacional de exportación y régimen laboral: El caso del Valle de San Quintín en Baja California.", Tijuana, México. (October 27, 2016).
    • April  2016
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Farm Laborers in Baja California", San Diego State University. (April 5, 2016).
    • October  2015
      Zlolniski, Christian, "De jornaleros migrantes a trabajadores asentados: Transformación social de un enclave agroexportador en Baja California, México", Universidad Autonoma Nacional de México (UNAM). (October 8, 2015).
    • August  2015
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Uneven Power Landscapes: Growers, Unions, and Farm Laborers in Mexico’s Baja California", The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.. (August 6, 2015).
    • May  2015
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Contratistas e Intermediarios Laborales en la Industria Hortícola en Baja California", San Juan, Puerto Rico. (May 28, 2015).
    • March  2014
      Zlolniski, Christian, "From Mexico’s Beaches to Our Front Yards: Beach Pebbles and the Formation of a Transnational Commodity Market". (March 22, 2014).
    • February  2014
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Beach Pebble Stone Workers in Mexico’s Baja California: The Formation of a Transnational Market", Baltimore . (February 21, 2014).
    • October  2013
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Beach Pebble Stone Workers in Mexico’s Baja California: The Formation of a Transnational Market", University of California, Davis . (October 25, 2013).
    • November  2012
      Zlolniski, Christian, "The Emergence of Farm Labor Contractors in San Quintín’s Horticultural Industry in Baja California", San Francisco. (November 15, 2012).
    • October  2012
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Asentamiento y Migración de Trabajadores Indígenas en Baja California (México)", Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (UAEM), México.. (October 12, 2012).
    • October  2012
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Confronting the risks of undocumented migration in the US-Mexico Border and Beyond", Center for Latin American Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington. (October 12, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Zlolniski, Christian, "What happens when water goes from a local resource to one used in global trade?", Baltimore.. (March 29, 2012).
    • July  2011
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Técnicas, desafios y Etica en el Método Etnográfico", Tijuana, Mexico. (July 5, 2011).
    • May  2011
      Zlolniski, Christian, "De Campamentos a Colonias: Horticultura de Exportación y Asentamiento en el Valle de San Quintín, Baja California", Puebla, Mexico. (May 25, 2011).
    • April  2011
      Zlolniski, Christian, "When Water Becomes a Commodity.", Seattle. (April 2, 2011).
    • January  2011
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Confronting the risks of undocumented migration in the US-Mexico Border and Beyond", University of Kentucky. (January 1, 2011).
    • March  2010
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Settlement and Migration Patterns in the Fresh Produce Industry in Baja California.", The University of North Texas,. (March 10, 2010).
    • December  2009
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Ethnographic and Theoretical perspectives on Resistance and Activism at Borderscapes", Philadelphia. (December 5, 2009).
    • December  2009
      Zlolniski, Christian, "When Water Becomes a Commodity: Fresh Vegetables VS. People in Baja California, Mexico", Philadelphia. (December 02, 2009).
    • February  2009
      Zlolniski, Christian, "De Migrantes Temporales a Jornaleros Asentados: Indígenas en el Sector Agroexportador en el Valle de San Quintín", Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; México D.F.. (February 13, 2009).
    • November  2008
      Zlolniski, Christian, "La Otra y Desconocida Latinoamérica: Latinos/as en los Estados Unidos.” Transformaciones Sociales y Desarrollo en América Latina", Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Casa Encendida. (November 3, 2008).
    • September  2008
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Hoy Marchamos, Mañana No Compramos: The Struggle for Latina/o Immigrant Rights in the United States.", University of Texas at Arlington. (September 8, 2008).
    • January  2008
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Grassroots Mobilization for Latino/a Immigrant Rights in the United States.", Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University. Germany. (January 12, 2008).
    • November  2007
      Zlolniski, Christian, "La Otra y Desconocida Latinoamérica: Latinos/as en los Estados Unidos", Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain. Casa Encendida. (November 7, 2007).
    • May  2007
      Zlolniski, Christian, Coubes, M L (Author), Velasco, L. (Author), "Migración, trabajo agrícola y etnicidad: Una reflexión metodológica sobre el trabajo interdisciplinar en el Valle de San Quintín", Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO). Quito, Ecuador. (May 18, 2007).
    • December  2006
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Immigrants and the Economy", Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations: Immigrant Relations & Integration Services. San Jose, California. (December 8, 2006).
    • November  2006
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Labor Organizing in the Context of Globalization: Indigenous Farmworkers in the Fresh-Vegetable Industry in Baja California", San Jose, CA. (November 17, 2006).
    • June  2006
      Zlolniski, Christian, Christian, Zlolniski (Author & Presenter), Coubes, MarieLaure (Author & Presenter), "Migration, Farm Work, and Ethnicity", CRIM, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Cuernavaca, México. (June 15, 2006).
    • April  2006
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Janitors, Street Vendors, and Activists", University of California, San Diego. (April 18, 2006).
    • December  2005
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Technological Changes and Labor Impacts in the Export-Oriented Agriculture", Washington, DC.. (December 02, 2005).
    • October  2004
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Technological Changes and Labor Impacts in the Export-Oriented Agriculture in San Quintín", Las Vegas, Nevada. (October 9, 2004).
    • April  2004
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Unionizing immigrant janitors in Silicon Valley", Dallas, TX. (April 1, 2004).
    • September  2003
      Zlolniski, Christian, "High-Tech Industrial and Rural Migration: Towards a Trend of Conversion?” ", U.C. Mexus. The Mission Inn, Riverside, California. (September 12, 2003).
    • November  2001
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Low-Tech Workers in a High-Tech World: Subcontracting and Immigrant Labor in Silicon Valley", Washington, DC.. (November 30, 2001).
    • February  2001
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Unskilled immigrants in high-tech companies: The case of Mexican janitors in Silicon Valley.” ", University of California, Berkeley. (February 23, 2001).
    • September  2000
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Mexican Immigrant Families in the New U.S. Economy", Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juarez y Red Nacional de Investigación Urbana. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. (September 21, 2000).
    • September  2000
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Comunidades Transnacionales y Migración en la Era de la Globalización. With Alejandro Canales, Simposio sobre Migración Internacional en las Américas", San Jose, Costa Rica. (September 5, 2000).
    • May  2000
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Unskilled Immigrant Labor in High-Tech Companies: The Case of Mexican Janitors in Silicon Valley.", University of California, San Diego. (May 12, 2000).
    • March  2000
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Unionization among New Immigrants: The Justice for Janitors Campaign in Silicon Valley", San Francisco, CA. (March 22, 2000).
    • March  2000
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Problemas y Estrategias de Asentamiento de Familias Inmigrantes Mexicanas en Estados Unidos: El Caso de San José", Miami, FL. (March 18, 2000).
    • November  1999
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Mexican immigrant families in a low-income barrio in San Jose", Chicago. (November 17, 1999).
    • November  1999
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Labor subcontracting and poverty: Mexican immigrants in San Jose.", The Rockefeller Foundation. Los Cabos, BC Sur. Mexico. (November 15, 1999).
    • April  1999
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Managing Flexibility and Organizing Resistance among Immigrant Workers: Mexican Janitors at Hewlett-Packard in the Silicon Valley", Tucson, Arizona. (April 22, 1999).
    • November  1998
      Zlolniski, Christian, "New Immigrants in the Restructured U.S. Economy: The Case of Mexican Janitorial Workers in the Silicon Valley", The New School for Social Research. New York. (November 10, 1998).
    • October  1998
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Trabajadores migratorios mexicanos en la industria de la limpieza del Silicon Valley", Veracruz, Mexico. (October 29, 1998).
    • July  1998
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Labor Flexibility and Immigrant Workers: The Case of Mexican Janitors at Hewlett-Packard in the Silicon Valley", Williamsburg, Virginia. (July 29, 1998).
    • October  1996
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Notes on the Conceptualization of Mexican Immigrant Communities in the United States", Mexico. (October 23, 1996).
    • January  1996
      Zlolniski, Christian, Durand , Jorge (Other), Rodriguez , Primitivo (Other), "Subcontratación de mano de obra y pobreza: trabajadores inmigrantes mexicanos en San José, California. La Familia Transnacional: Migración México-Estados Unidos", Rockefeller Foundation. (January 1, 1996).
    • January  1996
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Working but Poor. CPS brief. Vol 8 (9): 7-15. ", Berkeley, CA. (January 1, 1996).
    • January  1996
      Zlolniski, Christian, Palerm, JuanVicente (Other), "Working but Poor: Mexican Immigrant Workers in a Low-Income Enclave in San Jose", Berkeley, CA. (January 1, 1996).
    • November  1995
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Towards the Study and Conceptualization of Mexican Immigrant Low-Income Urban Communities in the United States", Washington, D.C. . (November 17, 1995).
    • October  1995
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Restructuración Industrial y Mano de Obra Inmigrante: el Caso de Trabajadores Inmigrantes Mexicanos en la Industria de la Limpieza en Silicon Valley", Ciudad de México. (October 4, 1995).
    • October  1995
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Restructuración Industrial y Mano de Obra Inmigrante: el Caso de Trabajadores Inmigrantes Mexicanos en la Industria de la Limpieza en Silicon Valley", Ciudad de México.. (October 4, 1995).
    • September  1995
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Immigrants in a High Tech Economy: An Ethnographic Study of a Mexican Enclave in San José, California.", Washington, D.C. . (September 29, 1995).
    • March  1994
      Zlolniski, Christian, "The Working Poor in a Post-Industrial Economy: Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley's Janitorial Industry", Atlanta. (March 10, 1994).
    • March  1994
      Zlolniski, Christian, "Mexican Immigrant Labor in Post-Industrial Silicon Valley", Yale University. (March 3, 1994).
    • March  1993
      Zlolniski, Christian, "The Working Poor in a Post-Industrial Economy: Mexican Immigrants in Silicon Valley's Janitorial Industry", San Jose, CA. (March 25, 1993).
    • December  1992
      Zlolniski, Christian, "The Working Poor in a Post-Industrial Economy: Latino Immigrants in San Jose", San Francisco, CA. (December 2, 1992).

Courses

      • ANTH 3343-001 APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 113062)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN THE U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 4393-001 MEX AM INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112679)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ANTH 3349-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111182)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 4393-001 MEX AM INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112679)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAS 4393-001 MEX AM INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112679)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2019
      • ANTH 3310-001 LATINOS IN THE U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN THE U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 4393-001 MEX AM INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112679)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ANTH 3343-001 APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 113062)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN THE U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 4393-001 MEX AM INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112679)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ANTH 3349-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111182)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN THE U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 4393-001 MEX AM INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 112679)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ANTH 3348-001 ANTH MIGRATION
        (Course Id: 106992)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 3349-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111182)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 3348-001 ANTH MIGRATION
        (Course Id: 106992)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 4394-010 HONORS THESIS / SENIOR PROJECT
        (Course Id: 107026)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • ANTH 3349-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111182)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 5370-001 APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107055)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • MAS 2300-001 INTRO MEX AM ST
        (Course Id: 107261)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 3339-001 URBAN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 110775)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ANTH 3348-001 ANTH MIGRATION
        (Course Id: 106992)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ANTH 3349-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111182)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ANTH 5191-010 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107032)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAS 2300-001 INTRO MEX AM ST
        (Course Id: 107261)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ANTH 5371-010 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107056)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 5371-010 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 3339-001 URBAN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 110775)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 3348-001 ANTH MIGRATION
        (Course Id: 106992)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 5370-001 APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107055)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 5392-010 CONF COURSE IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAS 2300-001 INTRO MEX AM ST
        (Course Id: 107261)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • MAS 3348-001 LAT IMMIGRATION
        (Course Id: 107267)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 5371-010 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107056)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 5698-010 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107063)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ANTH 5392-010 CONF COURSE IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 5365-001 GLOBAL & INTERNAT MIGRATION
        (Course Id: 107053)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 5371-010 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107056)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 5698-010 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107063)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 5392-010 CONF COURSE IN ANTHROPOLOGY
        (Course Id: 107059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 5371-010 RESEARCH PRACTICUM/INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107056)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 5698-010 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107063)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ANTH 3349-001 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION
        (Course Id: 111182)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • MAS 3310-001 LATINOS IN U.S.
        (Course Id: 107262)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ANTH 5698-010 THESIS
        (Course Id: 107063)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • Aug 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Search committee VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
    • July 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
    • Nov 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      CoLA Dean Search
    • Sept 2019 to  Present Committee Chair
      Research Committee
    • Aug 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      Faculty search Department of Political Science
    • 2019 to  Present Committee Member
      CoLA Research Awards Committee
    • June 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Interdisciplinary Program, Honors College
    • June 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      Office of Multicultural Affairs
      New director search
    • 2013 to  Present Chairperson
      Center for Mexican American Studies
    • 2008 to  Present Committee Member
      ACTP Anthropology Program
    • July 2019 to  Nov 2019 Committee Member
      Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
    • Past to  Apr 2019 Committee Member
      International Education Scholarship
    • Sept 2017 to  Aug 2018 Committee Member
      REP/FDL
    • 2013 to  2017 Committee Member
      Diversity and Inclusion Committee
    • 2014 to  2016 Committee Member
      HSI Taskforce
    • 2010 to  2013 Committee Member
      UTA McNair Scholars Program
    • 2010 to  2012 Committee Member
      Charles McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies
      Minor in Global Studies planning

Service to the Profession

    • Jan 2020 to  Present
      Editor, Journal EditorUnited States)
      Mexican Studies/ Estudios Mexicanos
    • 2016 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc ReviewerMexico)
      Frontera Norte
    • 2016 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc ReviewerMexico)
      National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT)
    • 2016 to  Present
      Committee MemberTexas,
      Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Mexican American Studies Field Advisory Committee
    • 2013 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board MemberMexico)
      Desacatos (Journal of Social Anthropology
    • 2011 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board MemberArgentina)
      Journal of Anthropology and Migration
    • 2010 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board MemberMexico)
      Frontera Norte
    • Past to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Anthropology of Work Review
    • Past to  2020
      Reviewer, Book
      Cambridge University Press
    • Past to  2020
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Environmental Science and Policy
    • Past to  Mar 2020
      Reviewer, Grant ProposalMexico)
      National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT)
    • Past to  Dec 2019
      Attendee, Meeting (Arlington, Texas,
      Seal of Excelencia Regional Institute
    • May 2019 to  Sept 2019
      Committee Member
      NSF Committee of Visitors for External Review of the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) programs
    • Past to  Feb 2019
      Chairperson
      Society for Applied Anthropology, Spicer Award Committee
    • Past to  Jan 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Dialectical Anthropology
    • Past to  Sept 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Estudios Fronterizos
    • May 2018 to  Aug 2018
      Master thesis external committee member (Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico)
      Colegio de la Frontera Norte
    • Oct 2017 to  July 2018
      Committee Member (Salamanca, Madrid)
      Congreso Americanista
      Member of the congress' scientific committee (co-chair for migration studies)
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Human Organization
    • June 2018 to  June 2018
      Committee MemberSpain)
      Madrid Institute for Advanced Study (MIAS)
    • Feb 2018 to  Feb 2018
      Reviewer, Journal ArticleUK)
      Regional Studies
    • Feb 2018 to  Feb 2018
      Chairperson
      Society for Applied Anthropology, Spicer Award Committee
    • Jan 2018 to  Jan 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Social Problems
    • Oct 2017 to  Oct 2017
      Reviewer, Journal ArticleMexico)
      Iztapalapa, Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
    • Aug 2017 to  Aug 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Frontera Norte
    • Feb 2016 to  Feb 2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Population, Space and Place

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • 2019 to  Present
      Board MemberTexas,
      Proyecto Inmigrante ICS
    • Oct 2017 to  Oct 2017
      Discussant
      University of North Texas
    • Past to  2016
      Committee Member
      Latino Center for Leadership Development (LCLD)