Brenda Sendejo

Notable Achievements

Associate Professor of Feminist Studies Brenda Sendejo presented “Intellectual Genealogies of Chicana Feminist Thought” at this year’s National Women’s Studies Association conference in San Francisco, CA. This presentation was an extension of her work in Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era(University of Texas Press, 2018), which won first place for nonfiction multiauthored book at the 2019 International Latino Book Awards.

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Expertise

Anthropology of religion, Mexican American spiritualities and indigenous heritage, gender and racialization, and Chicana feminisms. Geographic specialization: U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Central and South Texas.

Brenda Sendejo received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Brenda Sendejo received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • In 2012, Sendejo received the Sam Taylor Fellowship to continue work on “Spirit Stories: Narratives of Spirituality and Social Justice”, an intergenerational oral history project.


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