Melissa Villa-Nicholas

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I am a doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. My research interests include the history of Latina/os with information technologies and information spaces, Latina/o socio-techno practices, new media studies, and race/class/gender technology studies. My dissertation research is a critical historical analysis of Latina information workers in telecommunications in Southern California. You can contact me at mjnicho2@illinois dot edu . View my Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Statement, and Research Statement.