Arely M Zimmerman

Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies
Mills Hall 345

Professional Interests: Politics of identity (race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality); immigrant civic engagement and political participation; Social movements and protest politics; migration and transnationalism, Latin American/Latino politics, New Media and Media Activism; Central American communities; Youth, youth cultures, and youth civic engagement; comparative racialization; law and society; political theory; race, ethnicity, and gender


At Mills Since 2015


  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles
  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Courses Taught

  • ETHS 039: Latin American Social Movements
  • ETHS 051: Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • ETHS 158: Latin American Transnational Migration
  • ETHS 159: Intro to Chicanx & Latinx Studies
  • ETHS 165: Politics of Chicanx and Latinx Communities
  • ETHS 180A: 'All Power to the People!': The Politics and Pedagogy of Community-based Education in the Bay
  • ETHS 189: Research Methods with Communities of Color, with Fieldwork