Mark A. Ocegueda

Andrew W. Mellon Gateway Fellow

Mark A. Ocegueda (Ph.D. University of California, Irvine) is currently an Andrew W. Mellon Gateway Fellow and will transition to Assistant Professor of History in 2022. His research and teaching specializations include Latinx History, Mexican American History, Labor, Race, Ethnicity, Recreation, and Public History. His current book project examines the development of Mexican American communities in Southern California’s Inland Empire. In particular, he emphasizes the City of San Bernardino’s Mexican American community, revealing its significance toward understanding the historical development of civil rights, race, urban renewal, culture, and labor in California. Prior to joining Brown University, Ocegueda was Assistant Professor of Mexican American History at California State University, Sacramento from 2017-2019 and the César Chávez Postdoctoral Fellow from 2019-2020 in the Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies program at Dartmouth College.

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