Felipe Hinojosa

Assistant Professor

Felipe Hinojosa


Latina/o-Chicana/o, Religion


Felipe Hinojosa joined the History Department in the fall of 2009. He received his PhD in History from the University of Houston, Master of Arts in History from the University of Texas Pan American in 2004, and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fresno Pacific University in 1999. He has teaching and research interests that include Latina/o-Chicana/o Studies, American Religion, Social Movements, Gender, and Comparative Race and Ethnicity. A native of Brownsville, Texas, Hinojosa is the recipient of numerous fellowships and most recently published an article titled, “Educating ‘Hispano Hoosiers’: From the Hispanic Ministries Program to the Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning at Goshen College, 1979-2006" in the October 2012 issue of Mennonite Quarterly Review. Felipe has a forthcoming article titled “¡Medicina Si, Muerte No!: Race, Public Health, and the ‘Long War on Poverty’ in Mathis, Texas, 1948-1971” that will be published in the Winter 2013 issue of the Western Historical Quarterly. Felipe’s book manuscript, “Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture,” is under contract with Johns Hopkins University Press and will be released in 2014.