Email: ignacio_garcia@byu.edu
Office: 2121 JFSB
Phone: 801-422-4387
Ignacio Garcia, Professor

Department: History

Vita

Bio


Ignacio M. Garcia is the Lemuel Hardison Redd Jr. Professor of Western & Latino History and the author of seven books on Mexican American/Chicano history, two of which have received outstanding book awards. His memoir "Chicano While Mormon" speaks to the challenges of being an activist and a faithful member of the LDS church.

Education

  • PHD, UNIV OF ARIZONA, 1995
  • MA, UNIV OF ARIZONA, 1989
  • BA, TEXAS A + I UNIVERSITY, 1976

Research Interests

Mexican American civil rights, community studies and Latino Mormon history.

Awards

  • Lemuel Hardison Redd, Jr. Professorship of Western History

Professional Affiliations

  • Western History Association
  • National Association of Chicana/Chicano Studies

Publication Info

  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (2015). Chicano While Mormon: Activism, War and Keeping the Faith.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (2013). When Mexicans Could Play Ball.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (2009). White But Not Equal: Mexican Americans, Jury Discrimination, And The Supreme Court. White But Not Equal: Mexican Americans, Jury Discrimination, And The Supreme Court.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (2008). Latino Politics: In the West but not of the West. The Political Culture of the New West.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (2003). Hector P. Garcia: In Relentless Pursuit of Justice. Hector P. Garcia: In Relentless Pursuit of Justice.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (2000). Viva Kennedy: Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot. Viva Kennedy: Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (1999). The 1972 Campaign of Ramsey Muniz for Governor of Texas. The 1972 Campaign of Ramsey Muniiz for Governor of Texas.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (1997). Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos Among Mexican Americans. Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos Among Mexican Americans.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (1997). Constructing the Chicano Movement: Synthesis of a Militant Ethos. Perspectives in Mexican American Studies.
  • Ignacio Molina Garcia (1989). United We Win: The Rise and Fall of La Raza Unida Party. United Win Win: The Rise and Fall of La Raza Unida Party.