Araceli Masterson-Algar

  • Associate Professor
  • Latinx Studies Minor Coordinator
  • Undergraduate Director, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Contact Info

213 Bailey Hall
1440 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


My research addresses human mobility, urban cultural studies, and social movements with a focus on the grounded experiences of migrant communities in U.S., Ecuador, and Spain. I am also a scholar of critical engaged pedagogies, and work on projects bridging theory and praxis through place-based research, and critical reflection on the contradictions that often suffice from our roles as researchers, educators, and employees in institutions of higher education. 

I am a member of the Binational Migration Institute at The University of Arizona, as well as a founding member of various grassroots initiatives, including ‘Somos Lawrence’ in Lawrence, KS.I also serve as Associate Editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies and Senior Editor of the Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies.