Harriett Denise Joseph, Ph.D.
A native Texan, Harriet Denise Joseph is a Latin American historian focusing primarily on Mexico. She earned her B.A. from Southern Methodist Univeristy (1967) and both her M.A. and Ph.D. at the Univeristy of North Texas (1971, 1976), where she studied under the mentorship of Donald Chipman. Her area of expertise includes Spanish Texas, Mexican-American history, and the history of Jewish community in twentieth-century Brownsville.