Christina Heatherton
Elting Associate Professor of American Studies and Human Rights
Phone: (860) 297-2345 Office Location: Seabury Hall T-405
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Trinity College faculty member since 2014
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
Ph.D., Univ. of Southern California
M.A., Univ. of Southern California
B.A., Univ. of California, Berkeley

Christina Heatherton is the author of Arise! Global Radicalism in the Era of the Mexican Revolution (University of California Press, 2022). The book will be translated into Spanish and republished by La Cigarra Press (Mexico City, Mexico) in Fall 2023. With Jordan T. Camp she previously edited Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter (Verso Books, 2016). Her work appears in volumes such as The Cambridge History of America in the World, edited by Kristin Lee Hoganson and Jay Sexton (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2022), Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion and Change, edited by Leela Fernandes (NYU Press, 2018), Futures of Black Radicalism, edited by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin (Verso Books, 2017), and The Rising Tides of Color: Race, State Violence, and Radical Movements Across the Pacific, edited by Moon-Ho Jung (Univ. of Washington Press, 2014) as well as scholarly journals such as American QuarterlySociety and Space, Women's Studies Quarterly, CitySocial Justice, Interface. It also appears in popular venues such as Public Seminar, Politics/Letters, Zocalo, The Funambulist, Washington Spectator, and 032 Magazine. She previously founded and co-directed several public facing initiatives, including: New Directions in American Studies (NDAS); the Oral History and Activism Project; and the Working Group on Racial Capitalism, a project of the Center for Study of Social Difference (CSSD), Columbia University. She is the editor of Downtown Blues: A Skid Row Reader (Freedom Now Books, 2011) and co-editor with Jordan T. Camp of Freedom Now! Struggles for the Human Right to Housing in LA and Beyond (Freedom Now Books, 2012). She is co-host and co-producer of the podcast/ web series Conjuncture. She currently co-directs the Trinity Social Justice Institute.

CV available upon request.