Ph.D., American Culture, University of Michigan, 1980, specialization in Mexican-American history.
M.A., American Culture, 1978, Michigan.
B.A., Spanish, 1975, California State University, Los Angeles.
M.A., English, 1972, Cal State, Los Angeles.
B.A., English, 1971, Cal State, Los Angeles.
1997-Present, Professor of History, Southern Methodist University.
1998-2000, Director of Ethnic Studies, SMU.
1989-97, Associate Professor, Department of History, SMU.
1986-89, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Texas A&M University.
1984-86, Visiting Assistant Professor and Interim Director of Latino Studies,
Program in American Culture, University of Michigan.
1981-84, Lecturer (full-time), Department of Mexican-American Studies,
California State University, Long Beach.
1980-81, Lecturer (full-load), Department of Chicano Studies, California
State University, Los Angeles.
“La pallottola spuntata dell’irredentismo messicano nel Southwest.” Translated by Federico Petroni. Limes: Rivista Italiana di Geopolitica no. 8(August 2017): 181-86.
“When Borders Cross Peoples: The Internal Colonial Challenge to Borderlands Theory,” Journal of Borderlands Studies 28(April 2013): 33-46.
“Aliens in Their Native Lands: The Persistence of Internal Colonial Theory,” Journal of World History 22(December 2011):785-809.