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Aaron Bobrow-Strain is Professor and Baker Ferguson Chair of Politics and Leadership at Whitman College, where he teaches courses on food, immigration, and the U.S.-Mexico border. In the 1990s, he worked on the U.S.-Mexico border as an activist and educator. He is a founding member of the Walla Walla Immigrant Rights Coalition in Washington State.



Read more about The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story



Southwest Books of the Year Top Pick | Pacific Northwest Book Award Winner | Washington State Book Award Winner | Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist | AudioFIle Magazine Best Audio Books of 2019 | Amazon Editor's Pick - Best Nonfiction | Shortlisted for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize


LA Times "Immigrant Tales to Read and Embrace" | Tucson Weekly "Favorite Books of 2019" | Santa Fe Reporter "Actually Good Books About the Borderlands" | Oscar Villalon's list of books to read instead of American Dirt on KQED's The Bay


Aaron Bobrow-Strain's other books and Whitman College faculty page