Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Marisol LeBrón is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. An interdisciplinary scholar working across American Studies and Latinx Studies, her research focuses on social inequality, policing, violence, and protest movements in Puerto Rico and its diaspora. Her forthcoming book, Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico (University of California Press), examines the growth of punitive governance in contemporary Puerto Rico. She is also one of the creators of the Puerto Rico Syllabus, a digital project about the Puerto Rican debt crisis.