Geraldo Cadava, The Hispanic Republican: The Shaping of an American Political Identity, from Nixon to Trump moderated by Michael Puente

Geraldo Cadava is a professor of History and Latina and Latino Studies at Northwestern University. He received a Ph.D. in History from Yale University in 2008, and he received a B.A., also in History, from Dartmouth College in 2000. His areas of expertise are Latino History, the United States-Mexico Borderlands, Latin American immigration to the United States, and American politics. He is the author of two books. The Hispanic Republican: The Shaping of An American Political Identity, from Nixon to Trump, will be published by Ecco in May 2020. Standing On Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland, was published by Harvard University Press in 2013. At present, he is working on a third book, about the lifelong friendship between William F. Buckley, Jr., the founder of the National Review and leading conservative intellectual, and E. Howard Hunt, one of the men who planned the Watergate break-in and prolific writer of Cold War Spy novels. In addition to these books, Cadava has written scholarly articles in edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals, as well as essays for general audiences that have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and other papers and websites. His awards and honors include the Frederick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians, for Standing On Common Ground, fellowships from the Stanford Humanities Center, the Ford Foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He is a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, and is an editor of the Borderlands section for Public Books, and serves on the editorial boards of Modern American History and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History.

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