B. V. Olgu�n is the Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in English, and Director of the Global Latinidades Project, at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, and is a Ford Postdoctoral Fellow, and National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Research Fellow. He previously served on English Department faculties at Cornell University and the University of Texas at San Antonio, with visiting appointments in the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Olgu�n is the author of La Pinta: Chicana/oHistory, Culture, and Politics (University of Texas Press, 2010).
B.V. Olguin, Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in English, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA