Marcelo Garzo Montalvo

Marcelo Garzo Montalvo (he/they) is a musician, danzante (ceremonial dancer), and Ethnic Studies scholar-activist. He is a first-generation Chilean-Canadian-American of Mapuche and Spanish descent. They hold a B.A., M.A. and PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley – a program founded by the 1969 Third World Liberation Front. Their teaching and research focus on comparative and critical approaches to Black, Indigenous, Latinx and Xicanx Studies, in dialogue with Dance, Media, Musicology, and Performance Studies. They write, think, and organize with social movements for abolition, decolonization, healing justice, food sovereignty, and ecological justice. They currently serve as Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at California State University San Marcos.

AGITATE! Content by Marcelo Garzo Montalvo

Within and Without the Settler University: Reflections on Decolonization, Spirituality and Research as Ceremony