Nidia Bautista is a journalist who writes on migration, human rights and gender issues in the Americas. She is a May 2018 graduate of GloJo, NYU joint master’s degree program with CLACS, NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies—Nidia’s program— and seven other area studies and International Relations programs. Her work, selections of which are below, has appeared in such publications as NPR’s Latino USA, which recently published her master’s project on femicide in one of the deadliest places in Mexico; Al Jazeera English; Bustle; Latino Rebels, and LAND, Latin America News Dispatch, where she remains a proud contributor.

Latin American News Dispatch (LAND)

“Porros”: The Criminal Shock Groups Disrupting Student Protests in Mexico

International Organizations Call for End to Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

Al Jazeera English

LA teachers strike for ‘practically same reasons’ as 29 years ago

Murder of Honduran teens highlight dangers for refugees at border


How This Migrant Shelter In Tijuana Supports Girls & Their Families As They Seek Asylum

I’m A Chicana Reporter Covering Femicide In Mexico & I Won’t Let Women’s Stories Be Erased

NPR’s Latino USA

Surviving One of Mexico’s Deadliest Places for Women

Critiques of Netflix’s MADE IN MEXICO Reflect Ongoing Diversity Issue in Latin American Media, Experts Say

Latino Rebels

With TPS Elimination Looming, a Painful Prospect for Central American Migrants


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The Suffragents won the Gold Medal in US History in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards and was a finalist for the 2018 Sally and Morris Lasky Prize, presented by the Center for Political History.  See Summer Camp Newsletters” and Facebook posts from book-related appearances. Reviews, notices, and articles about my books are under their titles here. My articles are here.

Upcoming 2019: October 17: Suffragents Panel, National Archives, Washington DC.

Upcoming 2020: January 30: Learning in Retirement Program at Iona College. March 27 Ephemera Society of America, 40th annual conference, Old Greenwich CT. June 4-6Métiers et professions des médias (XVIIIe-XXIe siècles),”  Université de Lausanne (Switzerland).

Past 2019: September 23: January 29: Exhibition Opening Remarks: “Women Get the Vote: A Historic Look at the Nineteenth Amendment,“New York Society Library. February 23: Public Values in Conflict with Animal Agribusiness Practices,” UCLA Law School, Los Angeles.  March 13: The Suffragents,” Scarsdale Woman’s Club, Scarsdale NY. March 24: League of Women Voters, Albany County at the Bethlehem (NY) Public LibraryMarch 25:Judges, Lawyers, and Women’s Suffrage: Recognizing the Men Who Stood with Women on the Front Lines,” Gender Fairness Committee of the Third Judicial District, CLE, NY State Courts at SUNY Albany Law School, Albany NY. May 15: “The Republican Suffragents,” National Women’s Republican Club, New York City. August 7:  Panel, “From Emma Goldman to the Marketplace of Ideas: Marking the 100th Anniversary of Free Speech at the Supreme Court.” (page 40) AEJMC, Toronto. August 14: Webinar, National Park Service. September 23: Bentson Dean’s Lecture, College of Arts and Science, New York University.