Nicolas, Brenda. (Forthcoming). “‘Soy de Zoochina:’ Political Practices of Belonging in Diaspora.” Latino Studies.

Book Chapters

Nicolas, Brenda. (Accepted) “Welcome to Oaxacalifornia?: Rethinking Across Fields and Migrations.” In Critical Latinx Indigeneities, edited by Maylei Blackwell, Lourdes Alberto, Floridalma Boj López, and Luis Urrieta.

Blackwell, Maylei, Allison Fisher-Olson, Brenda Nicolas, and Dean Olson. Forthcoming. “Mapping Indigenous Los Angeles Project.” In ESRI, edited byWendy Teeter and Mishuana Goeman. Redlands, CA: Environmental Systems Research Institute.

Andrews, Abigail, Brenda Nicolás, Lucia Goin, and Melissa Karakash. 2013. “Discount Transnationalism: Recession and the Transformation of Cross-Border Ties.” In The Wall Between Us: Oaxacan Migration in an Era of Separation, edited by FitzGerald, David, Jorge Hernández-Díaz, and David Keyes. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Book Reviews

Nicolas, Brenda. 2018. “Indigenous Women and Laws in Latin America.” Review of Demanding Justice and Security: Indigenous Women and Legal Pluralities in Latin America, edited by Rachel Sieder. American Indian Culture and Research Journal. Vol. 41, no. 4.

Nicolas, Brenda. 2018. “Ethnographic Accounts of Romanticized Juchitán.” Review of Behind the Mask: Gender Hybridity in a Zapotec Community, by Alfredo Mirandé. Latino Studies Journal. Vol. 16, no. 2.

Digital Humanities

Nicolas, Brenda. 2015, 2016, 2017. Latin American Indigenous Diaspora. AMapping Indigenous Los Angeles (MILA) UCLA Digital Project. Available at:

Nicolas, Brenda. 2015. San Jerónimo Zoochina (Bene Xhiin) Project. Sparcinla. Available at:

Community Magazines-Popular Press

Nicolás, Brenda. 2010. “La Migración de San Jerónimo Zoochina.” Revista El Tequio: La presencia hecha palabra. No.7. Pp. 14-15. Available at: