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Carolina Bank Muñoz

Carolina Bank Muñoz is an activist-scholar whose work focuses on  immigration, globalization, labor, work, and Latin America.

Her book, Transnational Tortillas: Race, Gender and Shop Floor Politics in Mexico and the United States (Cornell ILR 2008), was the winner of the Terry Book Award. Her recent books include, Building Power From Below: Chilean Workers Take on Walmart (Cornell ILR 2017) and Walmart in the Global South with Bridget Kenny and Antonio Stecher (University of Texas Press 2018), and A People's Guide to New York City with Penny Lewis and Emily Tumpson Molina (UC Press 2022). Her current research project looks at Black migration to Chile and the politics of national identity. She is also Chair of her union chapter at Brooklyn College and active with the UndocuAlly group on campus. She has previously worked as a union organizer and was a Project Director at the UCLA Labor Center.