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John Hartigan, Director SAC 4.102, 2201 Speedway Stop C3900, Austin TX 78712 • 512-471-4206

Martha Menchaca

Professor Ph.D., Stanford University

Martha Menchaca


  • Phone: (512) 471-7537
  • Office: SAC 5.158
  • Office Hours: Spring 2015: Mondays 11 a.m.-12 p.m., 1 p.m.-2 p.m., and by appointment
  • Campus Mail Code: C3200


Additional affiliations: Latin American Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Center for Mexican American Studies, Urban Studies

Recent Publications:

2011. The Naturalization History of Mexican Immigrants in Texas.

2007. Latinos and the Mestizo Racial Heritage of Mexican Americans. In: Renato Rosaldo and Juan Flores, eds. Companion to Latino Studies. Pp. 313- 324. Blackwell Press.

2001. Recovering History, Constructing Race - The Indian, Black, and White Roots of Mexican Americans.

1995. The Mexican Outsiders: A Community History of Marginalization and Discrimination in California.


Social anthropology, ethnicity, gender, oral history, Chicano studies: US/Mexican culture, Latin America.
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