Gloria González-López is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Erotic Journeys: Mexican Immigrants and Their Sex Lives (2005) and co-editor of Bridging: How Gloria Anzaldúa’s Life and Work Transformed Our Own (2011). Born and educated through her undergraduate years in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, she received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Southern California in 2000.