Much of the literature on the historical and contemporary social, economic, and political status of U.S. Latinx individuals and communities focuses on traditional southwestern, northeastern, and southern Florida urban enclaves. This oral history project adds to and challenges emerging “New Destinations” literature with a four centuries old, socio-historical accounting of Latinidad in the Intermountain West, a region often overlooked in the historical and contemporary construction of Latinx identity and communities.
Cultural & Social Transformation
Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Earn independent study credit; Write an Honors Thesis
Literature Review Data Collection, Management, and Analysis Collaboration with Conference and Journal Manuscripts
Enhanced Qualitative Research Methodological Skills Graduate School Preparation Conference Presentations Published Journal Articles
This project is underway and in the planning and data collection phase. I expect approximately 5-10 hours per week to be spent on agreed upon assigned tasks.
Sophomore Standing 3.0 GPA Spanish language literacy preferred Social Science Research Methods preferred