Ester Trujillo

Ester Trujillo

Visiting Scholar in Race and Ethnicity in America, CSREA

Ester Trujillo is a professor of Latin American and Latino studies at DePaul University in Chicago. She is an interdisciplinary scholar of Central American immigrant integration with a broad interest in race and ethnicity, youth, and media production. Her current book project Becoming Salvi: Crafting Ethnic Identity in the Salvadoran Diaspora examines the processes that inform the development of ethno-racial identity among Salvadorans in Southern California. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in the Latino Studies Journal, the Journal of Latino-Latin American Studies, Camino Real: Estudios de Hispanidades Norteamericanas, Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies and Remezcla.