College:College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise:Tejano politics, bicultural-bilingual education, U.S.-Mexico relations, Mexico since 1810; Mexican labor history; Mexican political history
Education:Ph.D, history, University of California at Los Angeles MA, history, University of California at Los Angeles BA, political science, Brown University
Activities:Author of "Mexican Coal Mining Labor in Texas and Coahuila, 1880-1930" and the forthcoming "Mexican Politics in Texas: Laredo, 1845-1911." Also wrote a chapter on Tejano politics for The New Handbook of Texas, published by the Texas State Historical Association.