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.

Education

  • PHD in HISTORY from UNIV OF ARIZONA, 1995
  • MA in HISTORY from UNIV OF ARIZONA, 1989
  • BA in JOURNALISM from 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 from ,
  • Alan Lowman Award from Texas State Historical Association, 2015

Professional Affiliations

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