Marc Rodriguez


Professor and Editor

Fields of Expertise:
Chicanx/Latinx history, social movement history, migration history, legal history 

Rodriguez is a leading scholar in the field of Mexican American/Chicanx 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 PSU, 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.  At PSU, Rodriguez serves as Editor of The Pacific Historical Review, a leading peer reviewed historical journal.

Courses taught: 

  • HST 297, Immigration and Film
  • HST 324, US Civil Rights Movements
  • HST 325, Mexican American/Chicano History I
  • HST 326, Mexican American/Chicano History II
Education
  • J.D.
    University of Wisconsin, Law School
  • M.A., Ph.D.
    Northwestern University
  • BA
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee