What the "Wise Latina" Remark Meant, CNN Politics (on-line) (July 14, 2010).
Haiti in Context: Law, Race and Colonialism. Presidential Column, Law and Society Association Newsletter (March, 2010).
A Different Kind of Generation Gap. Presidential Column, Law and Society Association Newsletter (November, 2009).
Reflections on Wise Latinas, Judging and Affirmative Action. Presidential Column, Law and Society Association Newsletter (August, 2009).
Another Proud Baby of Affirmative Action, USA Today (July 12, 2009).
It’s Time to Dispel Conquistador Myth, Albuquerque Journal (July 8, 2008).
Checks and Balances Isn’t Check In, Skew Balance, Albuquerque Journal (March 29, 2007). (Commentary on elected officials’ role in U.S. Attorney firings.)
The Legacy of Affirmative Action, UCLA Today (April 11, 2006). (Commentary on Marco Firebaugh’s premature death).
Lessons from Loss of Affirmative Action, UCLA Today (Feb. 11, 2003).
Loss of UC Diversity Means Lost Opportunity for Law Students, LA Times (Sept. 24, 2000).
Processing and Managing Social Problems: The Institutionalization of Pregnant Women’s Drug Use in the California Legislature and Criminal Justice System, Stanford University, Ph.D. Dissertation (1994).
Stratification and Inequality in American Society, Doctoral Field Examination.
The Sociology of Law, Doctoral Field Examination.
Co-Editor, Beyond the Casebook: A Supplementary Reader for First Semester Stanford Law School Students, (1990).
From Barrio Boys to College Boys: Ethnic Identity, Ethnic Organizations, and the Mexican American Elite: The Cases of Ernesto Galarza and Manuel Ruiz, The Stanford Center for Chicano Research (1989). Working Paper No. 23.
Senior Honors Thesis: What in a Name? The Politics of "Hispanic" Identity, Magna Cum Laude, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard College.