Pedro Castillo

TitleProfessor Emeritus
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHistory Department
AffiliationsAmerican Studies Department,
Latin American & Latino Studies,
Chicano Latino Research Center
Phone831-459-1924 (message)
Campus Mail StopHumanities Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Pedro Castillo

Research Interests

Chicano/a history and culture; American social and urban history; race, class, and gender in California history; immigration history

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

M.A., Northern Arizona University

B.A. Arizona State University

Selected Publications

  • The American Nation, with J.W. Davidson and M.B. Stoff.. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 2000.

  • Las Nuevas Fronteras del Siglo XXI/New Frontiers of the 21st Century, comp. with A. Alvarez, N. Klahn, and F. Manchon. Mexico City: La Jornada Ediciones, 2000.

  • Mexico en Los Angeles: Una historia social y cultura, 1781-1985, with A. Ríos-Bustamante. Mexico City: Los Noventa, 1989.

  • An Illustrated History of Mexican Los Angeles, 1781-1985, with A. Ríos-Bustamante. Los Angeles: University of California, Chicano Studies Research Center, 1986.

Teaching Interests

Chicano/a History
History and Public Policy
Race, Class and Gender in California History
Race and the American City
Tale of Two Cities: Los Angeles and Mexico City