- Director of Graduate Studies
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Columbia College (B.A.)
University of Iowa (M.A., Ph.D.)
Latinos/Latinas in the U.S.; U.S. social, cultural, and labor history, the American West; race and ethnicity in the Americas
Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940. New York: New York University Press, 2013.
“Beyond the Baseball Diamond and Basketball Court: Organized Leisure in Interwar Mexican Chicago.” The International Journal of the History of Sport 26, no. 7 (June 2009): 906-923. Reprinted in More Than Just Peloteros: Latino/a Athletes in U.S. Sports History, edited by Jorge Iber. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, expected summer 2013.
“Organizing for Fun: Recreation and Community Formation in Mexican South Chicago, 1919-1936.” The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 98, no. 3 (Autumn 2005) 144-161.