Gilberto Cárdenas

Gilberto Cárdenas

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Professor of Sociology
Executive Director of the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture

Office: 230 McKenna Hall
Phone: 574-631-3819

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Areas of Expertise

Mexican immigration, border studies, Latino art and culture

The executive director of the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture and founding director of the Institute for Latino Studies (1999-2012), Cárdenas has worked in the area of immigration for more than 40 years and has gained international recognition as a scholar in Mexican immigration. Three times named by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the United States, Cárdenas has authored or edited numerous books, articles, monographs and reports on international migration, economy and society, and race and ethnic relations.


Research – Preserving Latino Art History.


Magazine ranks ND among ‘Top 25 Colleges for Hispanics’
President Bush appoints Cardenas to commission
Cárdenas named among 100 most influential Hispanics in the United States


NBC News — Latino Political Art Has A Long History, But Still Is Potent Today