Joseph J. García

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Adjunct Faculty


Dr. García has a doctorate in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico and Dual-Degree Masters in Community and Regional Planning and Latin American Studies. He has taught at the University of New Mexico (Chicana and Chicano Studies), Union College (Latinx, Latin American and Caribbean Studies), and Texas A&M International University (history and sociology). His research focuses on the historical sociology of environmental justice movements and leadership in the Americas. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Paraguay where he conducted post-service critical groundwater governance research for his masters degree. He is the son of voting rights organizers and has published on the history of voting rights and Latinx political participation and engagement in Texas.



  • Introduction to Chicana and Chicano Studies
  • Latinos in a Global Society
  • Advanced Seminar in Chicana and Chicano Studies