Emily Vázquez

Emily Vazquez

Position Title
Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish and Portuguese


Emily C. Vázquez earned her Ph.D. at Cornell University in 2020. Focused on Central and North America, her research examines the intersections of the Environmental Humanities and the fields of Border and Migration Studies. Her interests span queries regarding the encounters between migrants and border ecologies, questions of ecopolitics in transnational settings, environmental racism, and the damage to the environment created by bordering practices and structures.