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Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

Current Courses

Fall 2014 (current)

Winter 2015 (tentative)

Spring 2015 (tentative)

  • History 159C
    Women in American History (1900 to Present) [cross listed]
  • History 168P
    Proseminar in Chicano History [cross listed]

Department Fields


Required books for History 168A (Fall 2014) are now posted

Current Graduate Students

The Mexico-U.S. Borderlands, Comparative Immigration, Mexican History, Gender, and Chicana/o History

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

Office: 4238
Phone: No phone   

My current project examines family labor, and Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, American, and European migration to Baja California (1850-1952). I am particularly interested in analyzing the intersections of race, gender, regional, and transnational migration in the Mexico-U.S. borderlands. I am also beginning a second project that examines the historical roots of rural (more...)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Gender History
  • Labor History
  • Chicana/o History
  • Transnational Migration and Family History

Current Projects

  • "Historical Roots of Rural Migration: Agrarian Reform and the Displacements of Rural Farmers in Nayarit, Mexico, 1900-1952."
    Mexican Studies/ Estudios Mexicanos. University of California Press, 2013.
  • “Beyond Red-Light Districts: Agrarian Struggles and Transnational Labor in the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands.” European and American Borderlands: A New
    Under review
  • The Other California: Transnational Lives and Family Identities in the Baja California Borderlands
    Book project (under review)
  • The Revolutionary Politics of American Investment and Land Reform in Northwestern Mexico, 1870-1930.
    Book project
  • "The Long History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: An Interdisciplinary Aproach to U.S. History."
    Article in progress

Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

  • History 168 A
    History of the Chicanos (cross listed). The history of the Chicanos, 1821 to the present; traces the social-cultural lifeline of the Mexicans who have lived north of Mexico.
  • History 200WN
    Historical Literature: Women. A reading course in a general area of history, specifically designed to prepare M.A. candidates for their comprehensive examination fields, but also appropriate for Ph.D. students seeking broad preparation.
  • History 168B
    Proseminar. History of the Chicanos (cross listed).

Honors and Professional Activities

  • UC President's Research Fellowship in the Humanities
  • UC Regent's Faculty Fellowship
  • UC Mexus Research Fellowship
    University of California
  • UC President's Postdocoral Fellowship
    Department of History, University of California, San Diego
  • The Peggy Marudin Research Fellowship
  • UC Graduate Fellowship