Statement of Research:
I am researching the experiences of Chicanas in electoral politics. I earned both my bachelor’s and master’s degree from Texas Tech University. My master’s thesis won first place from the Texas Tech University Graduate School, for its biographical analysis of María Cárdenas.
- University of California, Berkeley Advanced Oral History Summer Institute
- Texas State Historical Association (Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History &
Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Texas Latino History); Western History Association
Aztlán: Journal of Chicano Studies, H-Net, West Texas Historical Review, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, and many more.
Handbook of Tejano History: “Eva Camunez Tucker,” “Elvira Cisneros,” “Adelfa Botello Callejo,”
Women in Texas History:
“Irma Rangel,” Women in Texas History: A Project of the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women’s History. Co-authored with Nancy Baker Jones.