José Antonio Lucero (he/him/el)

Professor and Chair

Contact Information

THO 415
Office Hours
By appointment


PhD, Politics, Princeton University, 2001
BA, Political Science, Stanford University
Curriculum Vitae (212.38 KB)

José Antonio (Tony) Lucero was born in El Paso, Texas and grew up on both sides of the imposed US-Mexico boundary. A graduate of Stanford (BA, Political Science) and Princeton (MA/PhD, Politics) Lucero teaches courses on Indigenous politics, critical university studies, international political economy, research methods, cultural theory, social movements, Latin American politics, and borderlands. Lucero is the author of Struggles of Voice: The Politics of Indigenous Representation in the Andes (University of Pittsburgh Press) and co-author with Mike Wilson of What Side Are You On? A Tohono O'odham Life Across Borders (forthcoming, University of North Carolina Press). He is also co-author of several works with fellow CHID Professor María Elena García (CHID), the most important of which is their son José Antonio Simón (Toño) Lucero-García (future UW Class of 2034).