JOINED THE DEPARTMENT
Veronica Nohemi Duran is a doctoral candidate with the History Department at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and an advisee of Professor James Garza. Duran’s research interests include race and gender in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, migration and bilingual education. Her dissertation research focuses on race and gender in bilingual children’s television programming during the late 20th century, particularly on Aida Barrera’s Carrascolendas, a bilingual children’s show produced in Austin during the 1970s. Duran is also a Research Assistant for Nuestras Historias: The Nebraska Latino Heritage Collection at the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and the Assistant Managing Editor for the Journal of South Texas.