Scholarship and Publications

Journal Articles

Taking Chicana/o Activist History to the Public: Chicana/o Activism in the Southern Plains Through Time and Space.” Great Plains Quarterly 38, no. 4 (2018): 407-424. Winner of the Frederick C. Luebke Award for the best article published in the Great Plains Quarterly in 2018.

The Palo Duro Canyon, Its People, and Their Landscapes: Building Culture(s) and a Sense of Place Through the Environment since 1540.” In “Palo Duro Canyon: Environmental Histories,” edited by Dan Flores. Special issue, Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 87 (2016): 8-38.

The Historiography of Ethnic Mexicans in Rural Texas.” Journal of South Texas 29, no. 2 (2016): 84-91.

Women’s Grassroots Revitalization of South El Paso: La Mujer Obrera’s Challenge to Gentrification and Urban Neglect.” Río Bravo: A Journal of the Borderlands 23, no. 1 (2014): 42-67.

Conference Proceedings 

“The Long-Term Ethnic Mexican Sense of Place on the Llano in Song, Folklore, and Literature.” In Proceedings of the Southern Plains Conference: Shaping a Sense of Place, edited by Alex Hunt (Canyon: Center for the Study of the American West Publications, West Texas A&M University, 2018), 14-19.

Encyclopedia and Reference Articles

“Chicano” in Thompson, Sherwood, Ed. Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, 2014.

La Mujer Obrera of El Paso.” Handbook of Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2013.

Book Reviews

Weber, John. From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 121, no. 3 (2018): 354-355.

Blackshear, James Bailey. Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 88 (2017): 77-78.

Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie. Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 87 (2016): 122-123.

Pawel, Miriam. The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2014. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 119, no. 1 (2015): 95-96.

Weise, Julie. Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South Since 1910. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Journal of Mississippi History 71, no. 4 (2015): 232-324.

Miller, Char. On The Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 2013. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 88 (2014): 131-133.

Summers Sandoval, Tomás F., Jr. Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity   in San Francisco. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Regeneración Tlacuilolli: UCLA Raza Studies Journal 1, no. 1 (2014): 167-169.