Lecturer, TAMU History Department
Statement of Research:
David Cameron is a doctoral candidate in United States history with specializations in Chicano/Latino and African American history, religion, race and ethnicity, and twentieth-century social movements. He is currently writing his dissertation, “Race and Religion in the Bayou City: Latino/a, African American, and Anglo Baptists in Houston’s Long Civil Rights Movement,” which he will defend in the spring of 2017. His research on the intersections of race and religion in Chicano/Latino, African American, Southwestern, Texas, and Southern history has appeared in The Southwestern Historical Quarterly and Baptist History and Heritage. David has presented on these themes at the annual meetings of the Western History Association and the Texas State Historical Association, as well as the Third Bi-Annual Sal Castro Memorial Conference on Chicano Movement Historiography at UC-Santa Barbara. He has also won awards and grants related to his research from Texas A&M University, the Texas State Historical Association, and the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives.
“The Reverend Guillermo Ibarra: A Legacy of Accommodation and Resistance through Religion and Education in the Brazos Valley,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 119, no. 4 (April 2016): 355-376.
“‘With Their Own People’: Mexican American, African American, and Anglo Baptists in Texas,” Baptist History and Heritage 50, no. 3 (Fall 2015): 53-66. (Winner of the 2015 Norman W. Cox Award)
External Awards and Fellowships:
- Norman W. Cox Award for the Best Article Published in the Baptist History and Heritage Journal in 2015, Baptist History and Heritage Society.
- Portal to Texas History Research Fellowship, UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, 2016.
- Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Latino History, Texas State Historical Association, 2014