Dr. Lydia Huerta Moreno
Lydia Huerta Moreno (Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin) is an Assistant Professor of Gender, Race, and Identity and Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is a feminist decolonial interdisciplinary scholar. Her work focuses on the ethics of representation in cultural narratives centered on migration, human rights, violence, race and gender in film and social media. Dr. Huerta Moreno is the co-editor and author of Introduction to Latinx Studies: A Social Science & Cultural Studies Reader, author of the forthcoming “Locating the (Dis)located Voices,” in Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, and author of a number of transnational feminist articles and chapters, including the forthcoming chapter “Alighting on the Digital: Trans Migrant Testimonios.” She is the winner of the 2021 Dean’s Award for Accomplishment in the Areas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for outstanding engaged work bridging the academy and community.