San Juanita García

Chicana and Chicano Studies
Assistant Professor

San Juanita García is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Juanita’s broad research interests are: immigration, Latinx sociology, social determinants of health, sociology of mental health, intersectionality, and aging. Her research explores how a deportation regime and racialization practices embedded in an anti-immigrant climate and social institutions fuel discrimination and their impacts on the stress and mental health of Mexican-origin women.