Ignacio Garcia, Professor

Department: History

Vita

Email: ignacio_garcia@byu.edu

Office: 2121 JFSB

Phone: 801-422-4387

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.

Research Interests

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

Awards

  • Lemuel Hardison Redd, Jr. Professorship of Western History from , 2006
  • Alan Lowman Award from Texas State Historical Association, 2015

Professional Affiliations

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

Recent Publications

  • Garcia, I. (2018). Empowering Latino Saints to Transcend Historical Racialism: A Bishop's Tale. In Joanna Brooks & Gina Colvin (Ed.), Decolonizing Mormonism. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press.
  • Garcia, I. (2015). Chicano While Mormon: Activism, War and Keeping the Faith. In (pp. 223). Madison, Wisconsin: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
  • Garcia, I. (2013). When Mexicans Could Play Ball. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press.
  • Garcia, I. (forthcoming). Estados Unidos: The Story of Latinos in the U.S..
  • Garcia, I. (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. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press.
  • Garcia, I. (2008). Latino Politics: In the West but not of the West: The Political Culture of the New West. University of kansas Press.
  • Garcia, I. (2003). Hector P. Garcia: In Relentless Pursuit of Justice: Hector P. Garcia: In Relentless Pursuit of Justice. Houston, TX: Arte Publico Press:.
  • Garcia, I. (2000). Viva Kennedy: Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot: Viva Kennedy: Mexican Americans in Search of Camelot. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press.
  • Garcia, I. (1999). The 1972 Campaign of Ramsey Muniz for Governor of Texas: The 1972 Campaign of Ramsey Muniiz for Governor of Texas. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Garcia, I. (1997). Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos Among Mexican Americans. In Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos Among Mexican Americans (pp. 250). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.
  • Garcia, I. (1997). Constructing the Chicano Movement: Synthesis of a Militant Ethos: Perspectives in Mexican American Studies. Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona.
  • Garcia, I. (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, 245.
  • Garcia, I. (1989). Perspectives in Mexican American Studies: Perspectives in Mexican American Studies. Tucson, Arizona: MASRC.