Guadalupe San Miguel


Dr. San Miguel is a scholar of U.S. history who specializes in Mexican American Education and culture. Professor San Miguel received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Much of San Miguel's research has focused on the impact of politics, culture, and language on the education of Mexican Americans. He also has served on the History Department's Executive and Graduate committees. He was President of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies and has served on the Board of Directors for the Institute for the History of Texas Music at Southwestern Texas State University and on the editorial board of the Journal of Latinos and Education. Professor San Miguel has received many awards including the Public Forum Distinguished Lecture Award from North Harris College, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies-Tejas foco, an Outstanding Book Award for the best book on the History of Education for Brown, Not White, and an international award for one of his articles published in 2016. In 2020 the History of Education Quarterly selected one of his publications as one of the top ten best articles published during the past 60 years.

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Mexican Americans and Education Author

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