Norma Iglesias Prieto Doctor in Sociology from the Complutense University of Madrid. She is a professor-researcher at San Diego State University and El Colegio de la Frontera Norte. His main lines of research include cultural processes on the northern border of Mexico, the visual arts, the media, identities and the study of gender. His most recent books are: Álvaro Huerta, Norma Iglesias Prieto and Donatha Brown (eds.), Contemporary Issues for People of Color Surviving and Thriving in the US Today. Volume 5: Immigration and Migration (2016, in press); Visual Arts Emergencies in Tijuana. Volume I. Global contexts and creativity (2008). Some of the most recent articles published in academic journals: The US-Mexico Border and Children's Social Imaginary: An Analysis of Wacha el Border and Beyond the Border ”, in The American Studies Journal (Heidelberg, 2012); “Transfrontera: The US-Mexican Border as Transnational Spacethe-US-Mexico-border-and-childrens-social-imaginary /; "Transcending Limits: The US-Mexico Border in Film." FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research (Bielefeld, 2010). Some of his most recent book chapters: "Cross-border and creative processes" in José Manuel Valenzuela (ed.), Cross-borders: The borders of the world and cultural processes (2014); "Coming and Going: Transborder Visual Art in Tijuana", Rosana Blanco-Cano and Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz (eds.), In Global Mexican Cultural Productions. (2011); "The Other Side of the Line", M. Dear, J. Ketchum, S. Luria, and D. Richardson (eds.), In GeoHumanities: Art, History and Text at the Edge of Place (2011); "Transborderisms: Practices that Tear Down Walls", Ronald Real, in Border Wall as Architecture (2016, in press); Dario Seiguer and Norma Iglesias Prieto, “Commuter Workers, Transborder Workers, or Transmigrants in the US-Mexican Border”, in Contemporary Issues for People of Color: Surviving and Thriving in the US Today (Vol. 5 Immigration and Migration) (In press).