PHR Editorial Staff

Marc Simon RodriguezEditor

Marc S. Rodriguez
Marc S. Rodriguez

Rodriguez is a leading scholar in the field of Mexican American/Chicano history. He is the author of Rethinking the Chicano Movement (2014) and The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin (2011), which won the National Association of Chicano and Chicana Studies' Texas Nonfiction Book Award. He is also the editor of Repositioning North American Migration History: New Directions in Modern Continental Migration, Citizenship, and Community (2004) and a coeditor, with Anthony Grafton, of Migration in History: Human Migration in Comparative Perspective (2007). 

Before joining the faculty of Portland State University, Rodriguez taught at Princeton University, the University of Notre Dame, and Indiana University South Bend, where he served as Director of the Civil Rights Heritage Center. 


Brenda D. FrinkAssociate Editor

Brenda Frink
Brenda Frink

Frink has over a decade of experience working in print and online publishing, in editing, marketing, and project management roles. Frink is an historian of the U.S. West, specializing in race, gender, and historical memory.

She holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University, an M.A. from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. She has held postdoctoral fellowships at the Bill Lane Center for the American West and the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research.



Alexandra IbarraCaroline P. Stoel Editorial Fellow (2020-2021)

Alexandra Ibarra
Alexandra Ibarra

Alexandra Ibarra is a second-year graduate student in the Department of History at Portland State University. She received a B.A. in history with a minor in anthropology from Portland State University in 2019. Alexandra is interested in Public and Chicanx history.

She has two years of museum experience and in the spring of 2019, assisted with the archaeology roadshow in both Portland and Bend, Oregon.




Allison KirkpatrickJohn and LaRee Caughey Editorial Fellow

Allison Kirkpatrick
Allison Kirkpatrick

Allison Kirkpatrick is a junior majoring in History and minoring in Medieval Studies at Portland State University. During her freshman year at PSU, Allison was an editorial intern for PSU's Honors College, where she worked with other interns to develop a newsletter for Honors alumni. Once she completes her undergraduate degree, Allison intends to pursue a master's degree in history with a focus on twentieth century women's history. 




Past Managing Editors

David A. Johnson, (co-editor) Carl Abbott, 1997-2014
Norris Hundley, Jr. 1968-1996
John Caughey 1947-1968
Louis Knott Koontz 1936-1947
John C. Parrish 1932-1936


Past Assistant and Associate Editors

Susan Wladaver-Morgan
L. Craig Cunningham
Edwin J. Perkins
Keith B. Berwick
John W. Caughey
Louis Knott Koontz