Deborah R. Vargas is Associate Professor and Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Comparative Sexuality, Gender, and Race in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Vargas is the author of Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda (2012). Vargas’s publications have appeared in journals including Aztlan: Journal for Chicano Studies; Women and Performance: Journal of Feminist Theory; American Quarterly.