Mario T. García

Mario T. García

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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 most recently The Chicano Generation: Testimonios of the Movement (2015) 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.


  • Education and the Chicano/Latino Experience: A Historical Perspective
  • The Chicano in American History
  • The Contemporary Immigration Debate: A Historical Perspective
  • The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America
  • The Sanctuary Movement, Past and Present, and the Trump Threat to Latino Immigrants *

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