Dr. Luz María Gordillo is Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence in the College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), Associate Professor of History, and Campus Director of Faculty Equity and Outreach at Washington State University Vancouver. Gordillo joined WSU Vancouver I 2005. She has served as Program Leader in the departments of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS), Critical Culture and Race Studies (CCGRS), and History.
Gordillo’s first book Engendering Transnational Ties: Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration, garnered the ALLA book award in 2011. In 2013, Dr. Gordillo co-directed and co-produced the film entitled Antonia: A Chicana Story. In conjunction with the documentary, Dr. Gordillo worked on a series of interviews with Chicanx activist, scholars, artists, and art critics for the book Engendered History: The Collected Works of Antonia Castañeda.