Journal Articles and Book Chapters

“Mexican American Civil Rights in Texas: The Historiography and Promising Future”

West Texas Historical Review 99 (2023). Forthcoming. 

Foro: The Civil Rights in Black and Brown Project

US Latina & Latino Oral History Journal 6 (2022).

Sanctuary on the Queer Borderlands

Southern Cultures 28, no. 3 (2022).

“The South-by-Southwest Borderlands’ Chicana/o Uprising: The Brown Berets, Black and Brown Alliances, and the Fight Against Police Brutality in West Texas”

In Civil Rights in Black and Brown: Oral Histories of the Liberation Struggles in Texas, edited by Max Krochmal and J. Todd Moye. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021.

· 2022 Oral History Association Book Award

Taking Chicana/o Activist History to the Public: Chicana/o Activism in the Southern Plains through Time and Space

Great Plains Quarterly 38, no. 4 (2018).

· Winner of the Frederick C. Luebke Award for the best article published in the Great Plains Quarterly in 2018

The Palo Duro Canyon, Its People, and Their Landscapes: Building Culture(s) and a Sense of Place Through the Environment since 1540

In “Palo Duro Canyon: Environmental Histories,” edited by Dan Flores. Special issue, Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 87 (2016).

The Historiography of Ethnic Mexicans in Rural Texas

Journal of South Texas 29, no. 2 (2016).

Conference Proceedings 

“The Long-Term Ethnic Mexican Sense of Place on the Llano in Song, Folklore, and Literature”

In Proceedings of the Southern Plains Conference: Shaping a Sense of Place, edited by Alex Hunt (Canyon: Center for the Study of the American West Publications, West Texas A&M University, 2018).

Encyclopedia and Reference Articles


In Thompson, Sherwood, Ed. Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, 2014.

La Mujer Obrera of El Paso

In Handbook of Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2013.

Book Reviews

Abbott, Carl. Portland in Three Centuries: The Place and the People. 2nd ed. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2022. Oregon Historical Quarterly 124, no. 1 (2023).

Crymble, Adam. Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2021. The Annals of Iowa 81, no. 1 (2022).

Guerrero, Perla M. Nuevo South. Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies 46, no. 1 (2021).

Buelna, Enrique M. Chicano Communists and the Struggle for Social Justice. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 123, no. 3 (2020).

Weber, John. From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 121, no. 3 (2018).

Blackshear, James Bailey. Fort Bascom: Soldiers, Comancheros, and Indians in the Canadian River Valley. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 88 (2017).

Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie. Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 87 (2016).

Peña Delgado, Grace. Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderland. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012. Regeneración Tlacuilolli: UCLA Raza Studies Journal 2, no. 1 (2016).

Pawel, Miriam. The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2014. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 119, no. 1 (2015).

Weise, Julie. Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South Since 1910. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Journal of Mississippi History 71, no. 4 (2015).

Miller, Char. On The Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest. San Antonio, TX: Trinity University Press, 2013. Panhandle-Plains Historical Review 88 (2014).

Summers Sandoval, Tomás F., Jr. Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity   in San Francisco. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Regeneración Tlacuilolli: UCLA Raza Studies Journal 1, no. 1 (2014).