John D. Márquez
John D. Marquez is an Associate Professor at Northwestern and a critical race/ethnic studies scholar who was trained in the field of relational ethnic studies. He works across and against traditional disciplines, identitarian frameworks, and nation state boundaries. Dr. Márquez’s scholarship and teaching peruse the borders of and build bridges between Black Studies, Latin@ Studies, and Native American Studies. His work facilitates conversations around prisons and punishment; critical race theory; racial capitalism; Black politics; Xicanismo; indigeneity; borders and borderlands; post-colonialism; decolonization; settler colonialism; neoliberalism; and social movement theory.
Spring 2015, The Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop will engage the theme, "Black Death and Violence." This quarter's faculty curator is Cathy J. Cohen (University of Chicago, Department of Political Science).