Personal Statement:

Rudy P. Guevarra Jr., is Associate Professor of Asian Pacific American Studies in the School of Social Transformation and Faculty Affiliate in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. He is the author of Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego (Rutgers University Press, 2012) and co-editor of Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific (University of Nebraska Press, 2012), with Camilla Fojas.  He is currently working on his next book, Aloha Compadre: Latina/os in Hawaiʻi, 1832-2010 (Rutgers University Press, forthcoming).  He has also published articles in the Journal of Asian American Studies, the Journal of San Diego History, and the Asian American Literary Review.

Dissertation Title:

Mexipino: A History of Multiethnic Identity and the Formation of the Mexican and Filipino Communities of San Diego, l900-l965

Faculty Advisor(s):

Zaragosa Vargas