Cristina Herrera

Cristina Herrera is professor and director of the Chicanx/Latinx Studies Program at Portland State University. She is author of ChicaNerds in Chicana Young Adult Literature: Brown and Nerdy and Welcome to Oxnard: Race, Place, and Chicana Adolescence in Michele Serros’s Writings. She is also coeditor (with Trevor Boffone) of Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature, published by University Press of Mississippi.

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Latinx Teens

U.S. Popular Culture on the Page, Stage, and Screen

The University of Arizona Press

Latinx Teens examines how Latinx teenagers influence twenty-first-century U.S. popular culture. The book explores the diverse ways that contemporary mainstream film, television, theater, and young adult literature invokes, constructs, and interprets adolescent Latinidad.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks

Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature

University Press of Mississippi

Amuch-needed intervention into the critical study of Chicanx and Latinx young adult literature

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Atravesados

Essays on Queer Latinx Young Adult Literature

University Press of Mississippi

A scholarly revelation of the Latinidades characters and works that have crossed multiple borders

  • Copyright year: 2025
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