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Dr. Francisco Beltrán

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
107 SSH


Chicanx and Latinx History; Race and Ethnicity; Immigration; Borderlands; Oral History



Francisco Beltrán is Assistant Professor of History at Oklahoma State University. He is a US historian who specializes in Chicanx and Latinx history, race and ethnicity, immigration, borderlands, and oral history. He is co-author, along with Paul Spickard and Laura Hooton, of the revised edition of Almost All Aliens: Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in American History and Identity (Routledge 2022), which examines US immigration history through race and ethnicity lenses. He is currently working on a manuscript that examines different approaches to civil rights captured by Mexican American-Chicana/o community newspapers in San Diego, California during the 1960s and 1970s. Dr. Beltrán completed his PhD at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2019. He has previously taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, San Francisco State University, the University of Michigan, and Reed College.


Courses Taught

History 1493: US History Since 1865

History 3763: American Southwest

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