CMAS Plática: Cynthia E. Orozco
Thu, March 29, 2012 • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM • Balcony Room C (3.116), Student Activity Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Cynthia E. Orozco, Professor in the Department of History at Eastern New Mexico University, will be visiting The University of Texas at Austin to give a plática based on her recent book, No Mexicans, Women or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement (UT Press, 2009).
Professor Orozco obtained her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from UCLA. She taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of New Mexico. She is the co-editor of Mexican Americans in Texas History, an associate editor of Latinas in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia and served as Research Associate at the Texas State Historical Association where she wrote 80 articles on Texas history for the New Handbook of Texas. She has also worked as Research Associate at the Institute of Texan Cultures. She teaches courses in World Humanities, Western Civilization and the history of New Mexico.