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Michael Aguilar

Michael Aguilar

Michael J. Aguilar II is the User Engagement & Insights Librarian at San José State University. He holds graduate degrees in the social sciences and information science from UCLA, where he focused on user experience research and design. He previously worked as a research assistant at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and a teaching assistant in UCLA’s Department of Chicana, Chicano, and Central American Studies. He is interested in the role design plays in addressing our most pressing social issues, and his current work examines the role of design in the formation of relationships with library resources, services, and spaces.

From the cover of the newspaper El Grito del Norte, July 1973

Chicanx Studies: A Foundational Reading List

The field of Chicanx studies continues to expand, embracing analyses of racialization, gender, sexuality, Indigineity, and trans-ethnic identity.