Grace Peña Delgado

TitleHistory Graduate Program Director,
Associate Professor
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHistory Department
AffiliationsChicano Latino Research Center,
Kresge College,
Merrill College
Phone831-459-2738 (office)
Office542 Humanities 1
Office HoursWinter 2018: 10:30 to 1:00 PM
Campus Mail StopHumanities Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Grace Peña Delgado

Research Interests

North American border-making processes
Chinese in the Americas
Sexuality and Morals Policing
Diasporas and Transnationalism

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Honors, Awards and Grants

Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Exclusion, and Localism in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (Stanford University Press: 2012) was distinguished as a CHOICE Academic Title.

"Border Control and Sexual Policing: White Slavery and Prostitution along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, 1903-1910," Western Historical Quarterly (Summer 2012): 157-178, has won four awards for outstanding scholarly article:

Oscar O. Winther Award (2012) -- best article published in the Western Historical Quarterly in that year
Judith Lee Ridge Award (2012) -- best article in history published by a member of the Western Association of Women Historians
Jensen-Miller Award (2013) -- best article in the field of women and gender in the North American West
Bolton-Cutter Award (2013) -- best article on Spanish Borderlands history

UCSC, Academic Senate, recipient, Excellence in Teaching Award 

Selected Publications

Teaching Interests

U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
Chicano/a History
Latino American History
Asian and Latino Immigration

Courses Taught

History 12: Introduction to Latino American History
History 128: Chicana/Chicano History
History 190D: An Undergraduate Seminar in US Migration History
History 201: Directed Research Colloquium
History 204E: Transnationalism, Borderlands, and History
History 222: Global Sexualities: A Seminar on Queering Historiographies
History 280B: Grant Writing and Academic Conferencing
History 280C: The Academic Job Market

Advisees, Post Docs, Graduate Students, Researchers

NameE-Mail AddressPhone Number
Erik Bernardino