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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Mario T. García

Mario T. GarcíaMario T. García is a professor of Chicano studies and history at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of numerous books on Chicano history including Desert Immigrants: The Mexicans of El Paso, 1880–1920 (1981); Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930–1960 (1991); Memories of Chicano History: The Life and Narrative of Bert Corona (1995); Catolicos: Resistance and Affirmation in Chicano Catholic History (2008); Blowout! Sal Castro and the Chicano Struggle for Educational Justice (2011); The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America (2014); and Literature as History: Autobiography, Testimonio, and the Novel in the Chicano and Latino Experience (2016). He is also the recipient of the Oral History Association's 2016 Stetson Kennedy Vox Populi Award in recognition of his career of oral history scholarship in the service of social justice.

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Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.