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Carlos Manuel Salomon, Ph.D. Faculty Profile

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Carlos   Manuel  Salomon, Ph.D.

Professor

Department of Ethnic Studies

Carlos Manuel Salomon received his Ph. D. at the University of New Mexico in Borderlands and Latin American History. He is an interdisciplinary scholar who works in the area of borderlands histoery, oral traditions, migration, and memory. Dr. Salomon is the author of "Pio Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California" (Oklahoma 2010), and has recently edited the "Routledge History of Latin American Culture" (Routledge, 2018). At CSUEB he serves as the Chair of the Faculty Diversity and Equity Committee and is the university Diversity and Equity Liaison Officer. In the community he works on issues concerning food justice. 

Borderlands History
Latin American Immigration
Oral Traditions
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.

The Routledge History of Latin American Culture (Taylor and Francis, 2018)

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

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