Chris Zepeda-Millan

Professor, Chair

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Chris Zepeda-Millan was born and raised in the East L.A. barrio of Boyle Heights and is Chair of the UCLA Labor Studies Program and an associate professor in the Departments of Public Policy and Chicana/o & Central American Studies. He is the author of two books, Latino Mass Mobilization: Immigration, Racialization & Activism and Walls, Cages & Family Separation: Race and Immigration Policy in the Trump Era. His award-winning research has been published in top political science and interdisciplinary journals. He teaches classes on social movements, labor, immigration, and class. As a publicly engaged scholar, Professor Zepeda-Millan has participated in various movements for labor, student, indigenous, racial, environmental and migrant rights.

Courses Taught

Union Organizing, Immigration Policy & Politics, Labor Policy & Politics, Social Movements, Unions & the Mass Media


Labor Politics, Immigrant Workers, Social Movements