Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Office Phone 540-568-6132
58 Bluestone Drive
MSC 2001
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Assistant professor of history


Ph.D., Columbia University, 2016

B.A., University of Chicago, 2008

Fields and Specialties

Latino History, Immigration History, Borderlands History, Latin American History, Twentieth-Century U.S. History

 Research Interests

Latin-American Immigration, Mexican History, Latino History, Race and Ethnicity, Transnational History, Southwestern Borderlands, Citizenship and Activism

 Selected Publications and Presentations

“Hicks Camp: A Mexican Barrio” in East of East: A New Suburban History, editors Romeo Guzman, Carribean Fragoza, Alex Cummings, and Ryan Reft, (forthcoming book) 2016

“Between Two Nations: Organizing among Mexican Migrants in Los Angeles California 1930-1935” American Historical Association, Atlanta, 2016

“Mexican Labor Organizing in the Borderlands” Creating Connections Consortium Conference, Portland Maine, 2015

“Counting the Uncounted: Mexican Migration Patterns Across the United States in the Pre-Bracero Era" Conference on Race, Ethnicity, and Migration. New York, March 2015

“Circumnavigating the Borderlands: Building Mexican Migrant Networks into and out of Texas 1910-1931” Questioning Spaces of Citizenship in Latin America and the Caribbean, New York , April 2014

“The Limits of Porfirian Development and the Rise of Migration Fever 1890-1920” Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Society, Denver, July 2013

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