Esther Diaz Martin, PhD
Dr. Díaz Martín received her Ph.D. in Spanish with a Graduate Portfolio in Mexican American and Latina/o Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a first-generation mother-scholar of Mexican origin with roots in the San Joaquin Central Valley in California where her family continues to work in the agricultural sector. Her current book project focuses on the sonic performances of Latina feminisms as heard across contemporary commercial and web-based radio. Her scholarship, centering on the intersections of sonic, oral, and aural knowledge-making in Latinx popular culture and literature, is published in Chicana/Latina Studies, Diálogo, and Spanish and Portuguese.