Professor Millán received her Ph.D. in American Culture from the University of Michigan. Her publications include articles in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society and Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies. She is currently completing her book manuscript on queer and bilingual children's literature titled Coloring into Existence: Queer of Color Worldmaking in Children's Literature.
Professor Millán is on research fellowship leave during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Chabelita's Heart/El corazón de Chabelita. San Francisco: Reflection Press, 2022.
"Latinx." In Keywords for Comic Studies, edited by Ramzi Fawaz, Shelley Streeby, and Deborah Whaley, 134-139. New York: New York University Press, 2021.
“Autofantasías: Reinventing Self & Inspiring Travesuras in Children’s Cultural Productions.” In El Mundo Zurdo 6, Conference Proceedings, edited by Sara A. Ramírez, Larissa M. Mercado-López, and Sonia Saldívar-Hull, 27-44. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2018.
“‘¡Vámonos! Let’s Go!’: Latina/o Children’s Television.” In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture, edited by Frederick Luis Aldama, 44-58. New York: Routledge, 2016.
“Anya Sofía (Araña) Corazón: The Inner Webbings and Mexi-Ricanization of Spider-girl.” In Graphic Borders: Latino Comic Books Past, Present, and Future, edited by Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González, 203-223. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.
“Engineering Afro-Latina and Mexican Immigrant Heroines: Biopolitics in Borderlands Speculative Literature and Film.” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies 40, no. 2 (Fall 2015): 167-185.
Reprinted in Altermundos: Latin@ Speculative Literature, Film, and Popular Culture, edited by Cathryn Josefina Merla-Watson and B.V. Olguin, 279-297. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017.
WGS 250. Gender, Literature, and Culture: "Transborder Children's Literature"
WGS 361. Gender, Film, and Media: "Queer Aesthetics"
WGS 450/550. Literature and Feminist Worldmaking: "Queer and Trans of Color Literature"