Ana Elizabeth Rosas
Assistant Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies
Assistant Professor, History
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Chicano-Latino Studies
|Chicana/o History; Comparative Immigration and Ethnic History; Gender Studies; and Oral History|
Ana Elizabeth Rosas earned her doctorate in History at the University of Southern California, and is currently an assistant professor and director of undergraduate studies in the departments of Chicano-Latino Studies and History at the University of California, Irvine.
Dr. Rosas is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, among them the Organization of American Historians Huggins Quarles Award.
Her historical investigation of the Mexican immigrant family experience in Mexico and the United States has been supported by the Ford Foundation, The Huntington, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History, and Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West.
Dr. Rosas has been invited to share her research at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Colegio de Mexico, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and the University of Oxford.
She has served as chair and member of the American Historical Association’s Committee on Minority Historians, and is currently an elected member of the Council of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association.
Her teaching experience includes teaching the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s summer seminar on America and Immigrant Life with Dr. Vicki L. Ruiz.
Dr. Rosas is completing a book manuscript on the mid-twentieth century Mexican immigrant family experience in Mexico and the United States, organizing and facilitating several undergraduate workshop events, faculty advisor to Phi Lamda Rho, and supervising fabulous undergraduate research under the University of California, Irvine’s research opportunities programs.
Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and raised in South Central Los Angeles, California, Dr. Rosas enjoys teaching and advising students through their investigation of the experiences of children, women, and men worldwide.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Pathways to Legalization: Interrogating Undocumented Mexican Immigration across the United States-Mexico Borderlands, 1942-1956,” Kalfou: A Journal of Relational and Comparative Ethnic Studies, Forthcoming.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Seeing Ourselves and for Ourselves: The Infinite Potential of Women’s and Gender History,” Journal of American History, Oxford University Press, December 2012, 830-834.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Some Children Left Behind: Families in the Age of Deportation,” Boom: The Journal of California, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 79-85.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Breaking the Silence: Mexican Children and Women’s Confrontation of Bracero Family Separation, 1942-1964,” Gender & History, August 2011, Volume 23, Issue 2, 382-400.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Historical Paths to Mexican American Citizenship,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, February 2008, Vol. 24, No. 1: 147–167.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Left Behind: The Fixity of Mexican Youth and the Bracero Program, 1942-1945,” Paul Lopez, Ed. “Que Fronteras?: Mexican Braceros and a Re-examination of the Legacy of Migration,” Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2010.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Pathways toward Mentoring for an Expansive, Inclusive, and Shared Sense of History," Perspectives on History, January 2012.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “Teaching Chicana History: Reflecting on the Pedagogic Potential of Emotions," Perspectives on History, November 2012.
Rosas, Ana Elizabeth, “The Bracero Family Experience,” Freedom to Move, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Teaching Kit, 2012, 80-82, Tracks 13 and 14 (Printed and audio recording of primary source teaching materials on the Bracero Program family experience).
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