Milton Machuca-Gálvez

Humanities Librarian / Visiting Scholar

Learning and Outreach Services

Contact Information

  • Zimmerman Library 295
  • (505) 277-1949


Milton was born in El Salvador. In the 1980s, upon finishing his Licenciatura in Psychology, he moved to Panama and lived there for the next 8 years. In the early 1990s, he moved to the United States. He received his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from Temple University, Philadelphia in 2004. In 2018, he pivoted his interdisciplinary academic career to Library Science. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2020.

He has taught at Moore College of Art and Design, Pitzer College, Rutgers University, Temple University, and Swarthmore College. Milton is the new Humanities Librarian/Visiting scholar at UNM.