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Michael Innis-Jiménez

Associate Professor

  • Director of Graduate Studies, Distinguished Teaching Fellow


Faculty Education


Columbia College (B.A.)

University of Iowa (M.A., Ph.D.)

Faculty Research


Latinos/Latinas in the U.S.; U.S. social, cultural, urban, and labor history, the American West; race and ethnicity in the Americas

Faculty Publications


Book

Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Book Chapters

“Chicago Steel, Latino Workers, and Midwestern Environmental History” in The Latino Midwest Reader, ed. Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, in production)

“Engaged Learning in the Anti-Immigrant South: Building Bridges in a Hostile Environment” in Frictions of Daily Life: Class, Community, & the Challenge of Engaged Scholarship, ed. Dennis Deslippe, Eric Fure-Slocum, and John McKerley. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, in revisions)

“Beyond the Baseball Diamond and Basketball Court: Organized Leisure in Interwar Mexican Chicago” in More Than Just Peloteros: Latino/a Athletes in U.S. Sports History, ed. Jorge Iber (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, in press, expected spring 2015).

Journal Articles

“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.

“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.