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Rafael Martinez

He/Him/El Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Rafael Martínez (Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor of Southwest Borderlands at Arizona State University. His first book manuscript, Illegalized: Undocumented Youth Movements in the United States, analyzes the rise of Undocumented Youth Social Movements in the U.S. and immigrant youth’s contributions to the broader Immigrant Rights Movements. Rafael self-identifies as an UndocuScholar – individuals who are conducting research, writing, documenting, producing artwork, and developing public projects from the lived experiences of being undocumented or formerly undocumented.

Email Address r.martinez@asu.edu
State Arizona
Main area of practice
  • Academic Advising/Support
  • College Access
  • Graduate/Professional School
  • Research & Data
  • Student Services/Co-Curricular
Specializes in These Areas
  • Latinx
  • Gender
  • First-Generation
  • Non-traditional students
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Hispanic-Serving Institutions
  • Activism
  • Deportation/Returnees
Examples of current or past work Past work 1 (application)
Past work 1 link
Aspirations for this online directory Connect with other faculty and graduate students who are working on research with undocumented communities and the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.
I'm open to... Networking, Mentoring, Consulting for a fee, Consulting for free, Provide a service