Carlos  Salomon

Associate Professor

Department of Ethnic Studies

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Carlos Manuel Salomon received his Ph. D. at the University of New Mexico in Borderlands and Latin American History. He is an interdisciplinary scholar and activist who works in the area of borderlands, social movements, oral history, and migration. Dr. Salomon is the author of *Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California* with the University of Oklahoma Press (2010). He is currently editing the *Routledge History of Latin American Culture *(2015).

Professional Focus

Borderlands History
Latin American Immigration
Transnational Culture
Oral History
Indigenous Studies


  • B.A., 1994, San Francisco State University
  • M.A., 1996, San Francisco State University
  • Ph.D., 2002, University of New Mexico


Not teaching this quarter.


Pio Pico: The Governor of Mexican California

Pio Pico: The Governor of Mexican California, University of Oklahoma Press, April 2010

"Indigenismo Across Borders," Journal of the West, Winter 2009/2010

"Secularization in California: Pío Pico at Mission San Luis Rey." Southern California Quarterly, Winter 2008

"A Frontera Family's Brush with History." Cipactli, Fall, 2005

Other Accomplishments

Oral History Project

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