TEACHING

Matt Garcia’s Popular Courses

Dartmouth University

(2017-Present)

Arizona State University

(2011-2017)

Brown University

(2003- 2007)

  • American Civilization 1904D, End of the West: The Closing of the U.S. Western Frontier in Images and Narrative (Spring 2011)
  • Ethnic Studies 50, Introduction to Ethnic Studies (Fall 2010)
  • Ethnic Studies 1870A, Ethnic Los Angeles Seminar (Spring 2009)
  • Ethnic Studies 1900F.01, Ethnic Studies Senior Seminar (Spring 2008)
  • 
American Civilization 1903B S01, Alien-nation: Latina/o Im/migration in Comparative Perspectives (Spring 2008, Fall 2010)
  • 
Humanities 197.01, Eating Cultures: Food and Society (Fall 2008; Spring 2011)
  • History 197.84, Undergraduate Seminar, Eating Cultures: Food and Race (Spring 2007)
  • Ethnic Studies 50/American Civilization 75, Undergraduate Lecture course, Introduction to American/Ethnic Studies (Fall 2006)
  • 
Ethnic Studies 9, First Year Undergraduate Seminar, Living for Change: Movements for Social Justice (Fall 2006)
  • History 197.54/Ethnic Studies 187, Seminar, Ethnic L.A. (Spring 2006)
  • Ethnic Studies 79, Seminar, Theory Into Practice: Service Learning at a Dual Language Charter School (Spring 2006, co-taught)
  • Ethnic Studies 50/American Civilization 75, Lecture course, Introduction to American/Ethnic Studies (Fall 2005)
  • American Civilization 190.03, Seminar, Chicana/Chicano Studies (Fall 2005)
  • American Civilization 160, Undergraduate Lecture course, Sex, Love, and Race: Miscegenation, Mixed-Race, and Interracial Relations (Spring 2005)
  • 
Ethnic Studies 192: Theory Into Practice: A Service Learning at a Dual Language Charter School (Spring 2005; co- taught)
  • Ethnic Studies 50/American Civilization 75, Undergraduate Lecture course, Introduction to American/Ethnic Studies (Fall 2004)
  • Ethnic Studies 190, Undergraduate/Graduate Seminar, Alien-nation: Latina/o Immigration in Comparative Perspectives (Fall 2004)
  • 
Ethnic Studies 27, Undergraduate Lecture course, Introduction to Latina/o Studies (Spring 2004)
  • 
Ethnic Studies 180, Advanced Undergraduate/Graduate Seminar, Ethnic Los Angeles (Spring 2004)
  • American Civilization 201, Graduate Seminar, Interdisciplinary Methods (Fall 2003)

University of Oregon

(2000-2003)

  • Sports, Race, and Gender (History 399, Summer 2003)
  • Race and Labor (History 608, Spring 2003)
  • Ethnic Studies Proseminar: Theory, Creativity, Activism (ES499; Spring 2003)
  • Latinas/Chicanas: Work and Politics (ES399; Fall 2002)
  • Sex, Love, Race: Miscegenation, Mixed-Race, and Interracial Relations (ES399; Spring 2002, Spring 2007)

  • U.S. Popular Culture and Ethnicity in America (HIST410/510, ES407/507; Summer 2001, Spring 2002)

  • Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Part II (ES102; Spring 2001, Winter 2002)

  • Race and Ethnicity in the American West (HIST 449/549; Spring 2001, 2002)

  • Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Part I (ES101; Winter 2001, Fall 2002)

  • The Chicano/Latino Experience, Part II (ES255, Winter 2001)

  • The Chicano/Latino Experience, Part I (ES254, Fall 2000)

University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign 

(1998-2001)

  • History of the American West: A Legacy of Conquest and Resistance (Spring 1997, 2000)
  • Caribbean Latina/Latino Migration: Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, and Central Americans in the United States (Spring 2000)
  • Seminar in American History Since 1789: The West (Graduate; Fall 1999)
  • U.S. Mexican American History: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in the United States (Fall 1996, 1999)
  • U.S. History, 1877 to the Present (Spring 1999)
  • Constructing Race: Asians, Africans, Native Americans and Latinas/Latinos in the United States (Spring 1999)
  • Territories and Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Latina/Latino Faculty/Graduate Seminar (Graduate, Spring 1999)
  • Lecturer in Environmental Studies (Fall 1998)
  • U.S. Latina/o Immigration and Migration History (Spring 1997)
  • The United States, 1877 to the present (Fall 1996)
  • U.S. Latina/o History (Spring 1996)

CURRENT PROJECTS

Eli and the Octopus

The Man Who Failed to Tame United Fruit Company  (Harvard University Press, forthcoming)

Food Across Borders

Food Across Borders, edited by Matt Garcia, E. Melanie DuPuis, and Don Mitchell (Rutgers University Press, October 2017)

MAKING CITIES GLOBAL:  THE TRANSNATIONAL TURN IN URBAN HISTORY

Edited by A. K. Sandoval-Strausz and Nancy H. Kwak (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).  Chapter 7:  “Requiem for a Barrio: Race, Space, and Gentrification in Southern California”

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