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Maria da Gloria Marroni, sociologist in the department of Sociological and Political Sciences of the BUAP. Dr. Marroni is author of Las campesinas y el trabajo rural en México de fin de siglo (BUAP, 2000) y Soñar por etapas. Mexicanas, fronteras y migración a Estados Unidos, as well as a book chapter in La diáspora latinoamericana: migración en un mundo globalizado, which she edited with Gloria Salgado (BUAP, Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization, 2006).

Isabel Martinez is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies. Her teaching and research interests include transnationalism, Mexican youth immigration, Mexican borders, and the intersections of race, immigration and technology. Long involved with issues of educational attainment in Latina/o communities, her recently completed research examines the transnational familial, labor and educational experiences of unaccompanied Mexican immigrant youth in New York. Her article, "What's Age Gotta Do With It? Understanding the Age-Identities and School-Going Practices of Mexican Immigrant Youth in New York City" was published in a special issue of The High School Journal focusing on Transnationalism, Latina/o Immigrants and Education, and has a chapter on the US-Mexico border in Latinas/os and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia (Greenwood Press, 2011).