Michelle Rascon

PhD Candidate

About Michelle Rascón-Canales


Selected Publications

Empirical Journals:

Rascón-Canales, M., Navarro Benavides, V., Marquez, A., & Romero, A.. (2023). “Trump can take away your status but he can’t take away your education”: a qualitative study of students in higher education following the DACA rescission announcement. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1080/09518398.2023.2181418

Carney, M. A., Chess, D., & Rascon‐Canales, M. (2022). “There Would Be More Black Spaces”: Care/giving Cartographies during COVID‐19. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 36(4), 442–462. https://doi.org/10.1111/maq.12732

Book Chapters:

Rascon, M. ‘Broken-Heartedness’ or Systematic Police Killings: Testimonios and Sequelae Deaths. In Rodriguez, R. (2019). Yolqui: A Warrior Summonsed from the Spirit World. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

Link to book release: https://uapress.arizona.edu/book/yolqui-a-warrior-summoned-from-the-spirit-world?fbclid=IwAR1AD5k0zYHhqpZPOh6AG6AYJx7hpkxs9wZxf7RZ7nn0kV78F-0PVL1r8ho

O'Leary, A.O., Romero, A.J. Cabrera, N. & Rascón, M. (2012). Assault on Ethnic Studies. In O. Santa Ana. & C. González de Bustamante. (Eds.) Arizona Firestorm: Global immigration realities, national media & provincial politics (pp. 97-120). Lanham, MD and New York: Rowman & Littlefield. (Invited chapter).

Link to book: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442214156/Arizona-Firestorm-Global-Immigration-Realities-National-Media-and-Provincial-Politics

Gomez, R., Rascón-Canales, M., Romero, A. We See You, Hermana — At All of Your Powerful Intersections. In Almador & Delgadillo (2021). Latinxs and Black Lives Matter: Latinx Talk Mini-Reader #1. Madison, WI. Creative Commons. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18061/2575-887X.0001

Op-eds and commentaries: 

Rascon-Canales, M. (2020).“If they come for her child in the morning…”: Detained/Incarcerated Children in the time of COVID-19. Journal of Abolition Bloghttps://abolitionjournal.org/if-they-come-for-her-child-in-the-morning-detained-incarcerated-children-in-the-time-of-covid-19/

Gomez-Fimbres, R. Rascon, M. Romero, A. (2019). We See You, Hermana: The White Racial Framing of Serena Williams at the U.S. Open. Journal of Latinx Talk

Courses Taught

  • ANTH 150 "Many Ways of Being Human"
  • ANTH 337 "Adolescence" 
  • FSHD 117 "Introduction to Human Development" 
  • SWU 340 "Macro Human Behavior in the Social Environment" (Arizona State University)
  • SWG 519 "Research Methods in Social Work" (Arizona State University)
  • SWU 321 "Statistics for Social Workers" (Arizona State University)
  • SWG 621 "Integrative Seminar" (Arizona State University)

Areas of Study

Unacompanied children, applied anthropology, immigrant children, pedagogy, college-teaching.


University Reports: 

Romero, A. Elfring, L. Rascon-Canales, M. Perez, R. "COVID-19 Check-In Survey Report: Faculty and Instructors Spring 2020." University of Arizona.