Inés Hernández-Ávila

Inés Hernández-Ávila is a poet and scholar, currently teaching Native American women’s and Chicana literature at UC Davis. As Chair of the Department in the late 1990s, she was key in establishing the country’s first M.A. and Ph.D. program in Native American Studies. Hernández-Ávila is Nimipu/Nez Perce of Chief Joseph's band on her maternal side. She is an editor for the Wicazo Sa Review, a member of the board of directors of Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies, and a member of the Advisory Council for Public Programming for the National Museum of the American Indian.
April 2002, Coordinates 2002 Conference