J. Felix Gallion joins the Department of English with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to the study of media, race, labor and migration. Gallion’s current research explores U.S. agriculture as a carceral system through the lived experiences of Mexican American/Chicanx farmworkers. Gallion holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in English from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in English and American studies from Cornell University. He is advised by Monica Huerta, assistant professor of English and American studies and the Donald A. Stauffer Bicentennial Preceptor.