Publications

Creative Nonfiction Essays

‘Creative License.’ Swimming with Elephants. July 7, 2019. https://swimmingwithelephants.com/2019/07/07/1583/

‘Toccata and Feud.’ The Menteur. June 5, 2019. https://issuu.com/thementeur/docs/the_menteur_2019

‘Suicidal Tendencies.’ The Bookends Review. May 10, 2019. http://thebookendsreview.com/2019/05/10/suicidal-tendencies/

‘PTSD Love Story.’ Burnings (Spring Equinox issue), Tiny Flames Press. April 5, 2019.
https://www.tinyflamespress.com/ramona-lee-perez

‘Got Meds?’ Uncomfortable Revolution. February 9, 2019.
https://www.urevolution.com/anxiety-ridden-pill-poppers/

‘Resilience: A #MeToo Love Letter .’ Not Your Mother’s Breast Milk. October 24, 2018.
http://www.notyourmothersbreastmilk.com/home/2018/10/24/resilience-a-metoo-love-letter

‘Holy Guaca-mole.’ Chaleur. October 3, 2018.
https://chaleurmagazine.com/essay/2018/10/3/holy-guaca-mole

‘Bleeding HeArt.’ Silver Needle Press, Nonfiction Contest Winner. July 8, 2018.
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5aaea3143917eec4192d9d78/t/5b4451d303ce64f8b988183c/1531204051795/Bleeding+HeArt+.pdf

‘Love Revolution.’ Hispanecdotes. February 14, 2017.
http://hispanecdotes.com/article/love-revolution/

Poetry

‘Nightmare.’ Upon Waking: 58 Voices Speaking Out from the Shadows of Abuse. Ed. Annette Gagliardi & League of Minnesota Poets. April 2019. https://poetryaboutabuse.blogspot.com/2019/02/pre-sales-available-now-for-upon-waking.html?m=1

‘Midnight Kitchen Pirate .’ Junto Magazine (Volume 3, Issue 4). December 21, 2018.
https://juntomagazine.com/issues/volume-3-issue-4/midnight-kitchen-pirate/

‘Crazyloca.’ Snapdragon: A Journal of Arts & Healing (Volume 4, Issue 4 – ‘Here & Gone’ theme). September 15, 2018.
https://www.snapdragonjournal.com/store/p33/%22Here_%26_Gone%2C%22_Fall_2018%2C_Issue_4.3.html

Book Chapters

Pérez, R. L. (2017). ‘Interviewing Epistemologies: From Life History to Kitchen Table Ethnography.’ Research Methods for Anthropological Studies of Food and Nutrition. J. Brett and J. Chrzan, eds. Oxford: Berghahn Books. https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/ChrzanVol3#toc

Pérez, R. L. & B. Audant (2009). ‘Livin’ La Vida Sabrosa: Savoring Latino New York.’ Gastropolis: Food and New York City. A. Hauck-Lawson and J. Deustch, eds. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 209-229.
https://cup.columbia.edu/book/gastropolis/9780231136525

Journal Articles

Pérez, R. L. (2014). ‘Las Fronteras del Sabor: Taste as Consciousness, Kinship, and Space in the Mexico–US Borderlands.’ Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 19(2):310-330.
https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jlca.12094

Pérez, R. L. & M. Abarca (2007). ‘Cocinas Públicas: Food and Border Consciousness in Greater Mexico.’ Food and Foodways 15(3-5):137-151.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07409710701619864

Encyclopedia Entries

Leynse, W.H. & R.L. Pérez (2003). ‘Food as Metaphor.’ Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Volume 2. S.H. Katz, ed. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, pp. 489-491. https://www.cengage.com/search/productOverview.do?Ntt=Encyclopedia+of+Food+and+Culture%7C2030501053327033541884320081462496903&N=197&Nr=197&Ntk=APG%7CP_EPI&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial

Book Reviews

Pérez, R. L. (2012). Review of Foodscapes, Foodfields and Identities in Yucatán by Steffan Igor Ayala-Diaz. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 18(1):134-136.
https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jlca.12005

Pérez, R. L. (2004). Review of Homegirls in the Public Sphere by Marie “Keta” Miranda. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. Association for Feminist Anthropology. http://www.aaanet.org/sections/afa/book%20reviews/Perez%20Review.htm.

Theses

Pérez, R. L. (2009). Tasting Culture: Food, Family and Flavor in Greater Mexico. (Doctoral Dissertation). New York University. New York, NY. https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vdMfwkkAAAAJ&hl=en#d=gs_md_cita-d&u=%2Fcitations%3Fview_op%3Dview_citation%26hl%3Den%26user%3DvdMfwkkAAAAJ%26citation_for_view%3DvdMfwkkAAAAJ%3ATyk-4Ss8FVUC%26tzom%3D360

https://search.proquest.com/openview/a6ca2ab65e1b72bbaa62ecc10f3e0da0/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=18750&diss=y

Pérez, R. L. (2001). Knowledge on the Border: Histories of Anthropology in the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands. (Master’s Thesis). New York University. New York, NY.

Pérez, R. L. (1996). Ideology, Politics and Sex Education. (Bachelor’s Honors Thesis – High Distinction). University of California – San Diego. La Jolla, CA.