Irasema Coronado is an expert on human rights on the U.S.-Mexico border. A political scientist with expertise in comparative politics and social justice issues, her current research is on the impact of the deportation process on families and children, environmental cooperation and U.S.-Mexico border politics.
Coronado is the director and professor of the School of Transborder Studies.
She is co-author of the book titled “Fronteras No Mas: Toward Social Justice at the U.S.-Mexico Border” and co-editor of numerous articles.
She is also a member of the academic advisory board for Ms. Magazine and served on the Department of Human Health Services, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences- National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council from 2016 to 2020.