Dr. Heide Castañeda is a member of the
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Recent Media Engagements:
"Number of U.S. Undocumented Immigrants Falls to Lowest Number in a Decade, New Study Finds."
November 4, 2018.
"President Trump Ramped up Rhetoric on Immigration Before the Midterms. Did it Work?"
, November 11, 2018.
"When Everyone Is a Suspect: How Vehicle Inspections Terrorize Immigrant Communities."
, June 29, 2018.
No Jargon podcast
. June 22, 2018.
"Migration is Part of the Human Experience but is Far from Natural."
Nature Human Behaviour
"With Attention Elsewhere, Healthcare for Millions Quietly Still at Risk," (with Jessica Mulligan and Mark Schuller)
, June 2, 2017.
"Trumps Angriff auf elf Millionen."
February 16, 2017.
"Can Obama Allow Some Undocumented Immigrants to Stay?"
, June 17, 2016.
"Why Deferred Action is Important,
Rio Grande Guardian
, April 19, 2016.
"Why Americans in 19 States Are Excluded from the Affordable Care Act."
WNYC: The Leonard Lopate Show, December 16, 2016.
"Life in ObamaCare's Dead Zone,"
New York Times Magazine, December 6, 2016.
"How the Supreme Court Decision on United States v. Texas Will Affect Millions of Families,"
The Conversation, June 16, 2016.
"American Politicians' Reactions to Refugees Echo Past Xenophobia: Which Side of History Do We Want to Be On?,"
(with Seth M. Holmes and Jennifer Burrell), Huffington Post, November 20, 2015.
"The Uncertain Future of Undocumented Children,"
Sun Sentinel, March 25, 2015.
"De Blasio Gathers Mayors to Support Obama Immigration Order."
Bloomberg News, December 8, 2014.
"Encounters of Violence and Care: Central American Transit Migration through Mexico,"
(with Kristin Yarris), Somatosphere, September 2, 2014.
"From Alienation to Protection: Central American Child Migration,"
(with Lauren Heidbrink and Kristin Yarris), Access Denied: A Conversation on Unauthorized Im/migration and Health, September 4, 2014.
"Tales from the Border: USF Professor Visits Texas and Mexico,"
WUSF News, August 6, 2014.
"Zu Gast: Heide Castañeda,"
Der Taggesspiegel, June 23, 2012.
"Das Schicksal der Roma in Berlin:
Gastprofessorin Heide Castañeda forscht an der Arbeitsstelle für Medizinethnologie der Freien Universität," campus.leben, June 2012.
"Grueling Life of Workers Behind Scene at Racetrack."
SFGate, September 16, 2011.
"Medicine on the Backstretch: Migrant Racetrack Workers,"
Streamline: The Migrant Health News Source, January/April 2011."
"Cold Case Tampa Bay: USF Graduate Students Investigate and Develop Profiles of Five Unidentified Bodies in the Tampa Region."
USF News, June 7, 2011
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