Alisha Vasquez – (dis)Ability, Capitalism and Nation-States

Alisha Vasquez is fifth-generation Tucsonense whose roots run deep in las calles de Tucson. Alisha’s political consciousness was nurtured by punk rock, which introduced her to larger sociopolitical issues. Alisha was the first person in her family to attend college. At the University of Arizona her study of ideas of identity, Chicana feminism, and neoliberalism helped her digest growing up in the Sonoran borderlands.