OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021

Mario T. García

Portrait of Mario T. García
Image Credit: Tony J. Mastres

Mario T. García is a Distinguished Professor of Chicano studies and history at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of twenty books on Chicano history, including The Chicano Generation: Testimonios of the Movement (2015); History as Literature: Autobiography, Testimonio, and the Novel in the Chicano and Latino Experience (2017); Father Luis Olivares--A Biography: Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles (2018). 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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