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University of Colorado Boulder
gender politics, race politics, intersectionality, gendered violence, gender policy, voting rights, immigrant rights, Occupy movement, human rights
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About Me

Professor Montoya studies gender and race politics in the U.S. and the European Union. Her research has focused on gendered violence, voting rights, immigration rights, the Occupy movement, human rights, intersectionality, and gendered institutions.

Recent Publications

Montoya, Celeste. 2013. From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Montoya, Celeste. 2014. “Women’s Movements across Borders: Towards a More Inclusive Conceptualization.” Politics & Gender 10(2): 297-301.

Montoya, Celeste and Lise Rolandsen Agustin. 2013.“The Othering of Domestic Violence: The EU and Cultural Framings of Violence against Women.” Social Politics 20(4): 534-557.


Ortbals, Candice, Meg E. Rincker, and Celeste Montoya. 2012. “Politics Close to Home: The Impact of Subnational Institutions on Women in Politics.” Publius, 42(1):78-107.


Bejarano, Christina, Sylvia Manzano and Celeste Montoya. “Tracking the Latino Gender Gap: Gender Attitudes across Sex, Borders, and Generations.” Politics & Gender, 7(4):521-549.


Benjamin-Alvarado, Jonathan, Louis DeSipio, and Celeste Montoya. 2009. “Latino Mobilization in New Immigrant Destinations: The Anti-H.R. 4437 Protests in Nebraska.” Urban Affairs Review, 44(5): 718-735.

Media Coverage

Media Writing

“How Did They Do? Our Latino Panel Weights in On Republican Debate.” NBC News.  January 29, 2016.

“Panel: GOP Debate Reflects Security Issues, Rubio and Cruz Clash.” NBC News.  December 16, 2015.

“How Did They Do? Our Latino Panel Weights in On Republican Debate.” NBC News.  November 11, 2015.

“How Did Republican Candidates Do? Our Latino Panels Weights in.” NBC News.  October 29, 2015

“How Did Democratic Candidates Do? Our Latino Panel Weighs In.” NBC News.  October 14, 2015.

“Entering College? Latino Professors Share Some Great Advice.” NBC News. August 21, 2015.

Media Coverage/Interviews

“The Latino Vote Isn’t Monolithic, But Their Political Treatment Unites Them.” KUNC. October 28, 2015.

“Round Two: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the GOP Debate.” NBC News. September 17, 2015.

“Why Job Bush’s “Fertile Immigration Comment Strikes a Nerve.” NBC News. June 14, 2013.

“Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s Increasingly Visible Supreme Court Role.” NBC News. March 28,

“In forceful speech, Obama Invokes Immigration amidst Strong Latino Presence.” NBC News. January 21, 2013.

“Vice President Biden Goes on the Offensive with Fiery NCLR Speech.” NBC News. July 10, 2012.

“How U.S. Maternity Benefits Stack up Globally.” NBC News. June 29, 2012.

“Men and Women Believe in Equal Pay and Access to Contraceptives, Says Poll.” NBC News. March 5, 2012.

“Bunga Bunga Nation: Italy’s Woman Problem” Newsweek. November 15, 2010.

Country Focus
United States and European Union

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