Leigh-Anna Hidalgo

Leigh-Anna Hidalgo joins Yale as an Assistant Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. Hidalgo engages in critical and creative digital humanities research focused on contemporary urban and labor struggles. She developed Augmented Fotonovelas, a digital humanities research method that both informs and invites – founded on ethnography and visual research methods. She earned her PhD from the Department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies at the UCLA with certificates from the Community Scholars Program and the Urban Humanities Initiative.