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Natalia Mendoza Rockwell

Professor Natalia Mendoza Rockwell

Assistant Professor of Anthropology (at Lincoln Center)
Email: emendozarockwell@fordham.edu

Office: Martino Hall 420
Phone: 646-868-4048
Fax: 212-636-7153

Education

B.A., El Colegio de México;
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Columbia 2015

Research Interests

Illegal economies, ethnography of smuggling, Mexico-USA borderlands; linguistic anthropology, philosophies of language, semiotics, publics; political theory, ethnography of politics, democratic institutions; African, Caribbean, and Latin American intellectual history and anti-colonialism.

Projects

Extraction and Extortion as Borderlands Governance

Articles

Mendoza. N. "Binding, Non-binding, and Unbinding Speech Acts in Political Assemblies." Journal of Linguistic Anthropology [Forthcoming].

Mendoza, Natalia, 2018. "La privatización de la ilegalidad," in Fernando Escalante, ed., Si persisten las molestias. México D.F.: Cal y Arena.

Mendoza, Natalia, and Miguel Fernández de Castro, 2017. "Unsettled: Limits and Domains." Art Los Angeles Reader 4.

Mendoza Rockwell, N., 2016. “Narcomantas o el confín de lo criminal.” Acta Poética 37: 21-34.    

Mendoza Rockwell, N., 2012. “Microhistoria de la violencia en Altar, Sonora”, in José Antonio Aguilar, ed., Las bases sociales del crimen organizado y la violencia en México. México D.F.: Centro de Investigación y Estudios de Seguridad.

St. John, Rachel, and Mendoza Rockwell, N., 2012. “Borderland Conditions Between the US and Mexico: A Conversation.” Journal of International Affairs 66(1): 183-193.

Books

Mendoza. N., 2018. Conversaciones en el desierto: Cultura y tráfico de drogas. Mexico D.F.: Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica.

Courses Taught