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Cecilia Marquez, Assistant Professor

Cecilia Marquez

Cecilia Márquez is an Assistant Professor in History and previously taught Latino/a Studies at New York University. She earned her MA and PhD in American History at the University of Virginia. She also holds a BA in Black Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies from Swarthmore College.

Her first book project, “The Strange Career of Juan Crow: Latino/a Racial Formations and the U.S. South, 1940-2010,” examines the social and cultural history of Latinos in the post-World War II South. She traces the history of Latino/as during the demise of Jim Crow segregation and their transformation from an ethnic group to a racial one. Her work helps historicize contemporary Latino/a migration to the U.S. South and emphasizes the importance of region in shaping Latino/a identity. Her second book project is a history of Latino/as and far-right politics.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  
Office Phone:  (919) 684-2343
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Spring 2020):

  • HISTORY 122.01, HISTORY OF LATINXS IN US Synopsis
    Class Bldg 114, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    (also cross-listed as GSF 122.01, ICS 122.01, LATAMER 122.01)
Teaching (Fall 2020):

  • HISTORY 124.01, HISTORY OF THE PRESENT Synopsis
    East Duke 209, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    (also cross-listed as PUBPOL 123.01)
Education:

Ph.D.University of Virginia2016
M.A.University of Virginia2013
B.A.Swarthmore College2011
Keywords:

Hispanic Americans

Recent Publications

  1. Márquez, C, Juan Crow and the erasure of blackness in the latina/o south, Labor Studies in Working Class History of the Americas, vol. 16 no. 3 (January, 2019), pp. 79-85, Duke University Press [doi]  [abs]
  2. Márquez, ; Guerrero,, Multi-Ethnic Immigration and a Nuevo South: A Discussion with Perla M. Guerrero, Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 38 no. 4 (2019), pp. 77-77, University of Illinois Press [doi]


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