Latino/a, US, and Texas
Dr. Carlos Kevin Blanton is an Associate Professor of History. He earned his Ph.D. from Rice University and joined the Aggie community in the fall of 2001 from the Chicano/Latino Studies program at Portland State University. He has published articles on Mexican American education history in Pacific Historical Review, Social Science Quarterly, and the Journal of South Texas. His book The Strange Career of Bilingual Education in Texas, 1836-1981 was published in spring 2004 by Texas A&M University Press. He is currently at work on his second major project, a biography of famed pedagogue and civil rights activist George I. Sanchez. He teaches Texas history, Latinos in the U.S., 20th century U.S. history, and U.S. education history.
The Strange Career of Bilingual Education in Texas, 1836-1981