Dr. Larisa Veloz
Assistant Professor of History
Larisa Veloz is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas, El Paso. She received her doctorate from Georgetown University with her dissertation, “Even the Women Are Leaving: Gendered Migrations between Mexico and the United States: Revolutionary Diasporas, Depression-Era Depatriations, and Wartime Bracero Controls, 1900-1950.” Her dissertation research was supported by the Mellon/IIE Graduate Fellowship for International Study and the Fulbright IIE Garcia Robles Fellowship to Mexico and she was recently awarded the Glassman Dissertation Award in Humanities from Georgetown University. She is currently expanding her research to include the 1960s and is preparing a manuscript for publication. She teaches courses on the history of U.S. and Mexico, Mexican Migration, and Latinos in the U.S. at UTEP.
- Borderlands, 20th-century Mexico, migration and gender
Liberal Arts 325