436 Hagerty Hall
Areas of Expertise
- Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature
- Multi-ethnic U.S. literature
- Latina/o literary and cultural studies
- Life story/oral history/autobiography
- Documentary film
- Literature of the Americas
- Critical theory
- PhD, University of California – Los Angeles
- MFA, Arizona State University
- BA, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Theresa Delgadillo is a Professor of Comparative Studies at Ohio State and an Affiliated Faculty to the Department of English. She serves on the Faculty Council for the Latina/o Studies Program at Ohio State, and served as Director of that program from 2014 to 2016. Her research focuses on religion and spirituality in Chicana/o and Latina/o texts and contexts, Latinas/os in the Midwest and Afro-Latinidad.
- Latina Lives in Milwaukee. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
- Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Race, Gender, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.
SELECT PEER-REVIEW ARTICLES
- “The Ideal Immigrant.” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies. 36:1 (2011): 37-67.
- “The Criticality of Latino/a Fiction in the Twenty-First Century.” American Literary History. 23.3 (2011): 600-624.
- “Singing ‘Angelitos Negros’: African Diaspora Meets Mestizaje in the Americas.” American Quarterly 58.2 (2006): 407-430.
- “La aparición de la literatura chicana feminina.” Revista de la Universidad de México. Nueva Época.3 (2004): 65-71.
- "Exiles, Migrants, Settlers, and Natives: Literary Representations of Chicano/as and Mexicans in the Midwest." JSRI Occasional Paper No. 64. East Lansing, MI: The Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University, 1999. 1-11.
- "Forms of Chicana Feminist Resistance: Hybrid Spirituality in Ana Castillo's So Far from God." Modern Fiction Studies 44.4 (1998): 888-916.
SELECT CHAPTERS IN VOLUMES
- “Latino/a Spirituality.” Chapter in Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature. Edited by Suzanne Bost and Frances R. Aparicio. London: Routledge, 2012. 240-250.
- “Latino/a Literature and African Diaspora.” Chapter in Companion to African American Literature. Ed. Gene Jarrett. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2010. 376-392.
- “‘Angelitos Negros’ and Transnational Racial Identifications.” Rebellious Reading: The Dynamics of Chicana/o Cultural Literacy. Ed. Carl Gutiérrez-Jones. Santa Barbara, CA: Center for Chicano Studies, 2004. 129-143.
- “Film and the U.S. Latina and Latino Religious Experience: Representations of Religion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands.” Introduction to the U.S. Latina and Latino Religious Experience. Ed. Hector Avalos. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2004. 170-192.