Professor, Latin American and Latino Studies
Rosa-Linda Fregoso is Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Prior to joining the faculty at UCSC, she held faculty appointments at UC Davis (Women and Gender Studies; Chicana/o Studies) and at UC Santa Barbara in the departments of Communications and Chicano Studies. She has a Ph.D. in the Language, Society and Culture Program (Communication & Literature) from the University of California, San Diego and a
BA from the University of Texas, Austin.
Before coming to academia, she worked as a radio and television journalist. Between 1979-1982, she produced and hosted “The Mexican American Experience” for the Longhorn Radio Network (an NPR affiliate). A weekly radio-program, “The Mexican American Experience,” aired nationally on public and commercial radio stations. From 1977-79, she produced and hosted “Telecorpus,” a daily
talk show that aired on KORO-TV.
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