José Ángel Navejas

Class of 1998-2000
José Ángel Navejas earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and a master’s degree in Latin American literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he is working on a doctoral degree in Latin American literature. A highly-praised author, Navejas penned a book entitled, “Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant,” published by the University of Illinois Press in 2014. He writes for numerous topical websites and lectures at colleges across the country.