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Rudy Guevarra Jr

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Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography

Dr. Rudy P. Guevarra Jr. is Associate Professor and Honors Faculty of Asian Pacific American Studies in the School of Social Transformation, and Affiliate Faculty in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University.  He is a former UC Berkeley Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow. His research and teaching interests include Comparative Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Filipina/o American Studies, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, U.S. labor and borderlands history, transnational and transpacific migration, race and ethnicity, Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Americas, Critical Mixed Race Studies, and oral history and memory.  

Dr. Guevarra is the author of Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego (Rutgers University Press, 2012). His work has also appeared in the Journal of Asian American StudiesThe Asian American Literary Review and the Journal of San Diego History. His current book project is Aloha Compadre: Latina/os in Hawai'i, 1832-2010 (Rutgers University Press, forthcoming). Dr. Guevarra is also currently developing an interactive digital website called the Latino Pacific Archive (LPA) with Dr. Alexandrina Agloro (Worcester Polytechnic Institute).  For more information visit www.latinopacificarchive.org.

Dr. Guevarra received the Early Career Award from the Association for Asian American Studies in 2014 and was a Junior Faculty Fellow for the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education in 2008. 

Education

Ph.D. (History), University of California, Santa Barbara

M.A. (History), University of California, Santa Barbara

B.A. (History), University of San Diego

Research Interests

Comparative Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, Pacific Islander Studies, Filipina/o American Studies, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, U.S. labor and borderlands history, transnational and transpacific migration, race and ethnicity, Asians and Pacific Islanders in the Americas, Critical Mixed Race Studies, and oral history and memory.  

Publications

Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawaiʻi, co-edited with Camilla Fojas and Nitasha Tamar Sharma (Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2018).

Red & Yellow, Black & Brown: Decentering Whiteness in Mixed Race Studies, co-edited with Joanne L. Rondilla and Paul Spickard (Rutgers University Press, 2017).

“The Mexipino Experience: Growing up Mexican and Filipino in San Diego,” Remezcla Online (June 2017), http://remezcla.com/features/culture/mexipino-experience-san-diego-california/?rfb

Yoo, H.C., Jackson, K.F., Guevarra R.P. Jr., Miller, M.J., & Harrington, B. “Construction and Initial Validation of the Multiracial Experiences Measure (MEM).” Journal of Counseling Psychology (October 12, 2015).  Online publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000117.

“On Mexipino Foodways: Essay & Photography,” The Asian American Literary Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Fall 2013), Digital Works, http://aalrmag.org//mixedraceissueguevarra/.

“Skin Stories, Wars and Remembering: The Philippine American War,” in Wei Ming Dariotis and Laura Kina, eds., War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art (University of Washington Press, 2013): 26-35.

Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego (Rutgers University Press, 2012).

Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific, co-edited with Camilla Fojas (University of Nebraska Press, 2012).

Jackson, K., Yoo, H.C., Guevarra Jr., R. & Harrington, B., “The Role of Identity Integration on the Relationship between Perceived Racial Discrimination and Psychological Adjustment of Multiracial People.” Journal of Counseling Psychology, Vol. 59, No. 2 (April 2012): 240-250.

“Mabuhay Compañero: Filipinos, Mexicans, and Interethnic Labor Organizing in Hawai'i and California, 1920s-1940s,” in Camilla Fojas and Rudy P. Guevarra, Jr., eds., Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific (University of Nebraska Press, 2012): 171-197.

“Filipinos in Nueva España: Filipino-Mexican Relations, Mestizaje, and Identity in Colonial and Contemporary Mexico.”  Journal of Asian American Studies (October 2011): 389-416.

Filipinos in San Diego, co-authored with Judy Patacsil and Felix Tuyay (Arcadia Publishing, 2010).

“Rita Sanchez: Oral Interview,” The Journal of San Diego History, Vol. 55, No. 1 (Winter 2009): 47-52.

“’Skid Row: Filipinos, Race and the Social Construction of Space in San Diego,” The Journal of San Diego History, Vol. 54, No. 2 (Winter 2008): 26-38.

Crossing Lines:  Race and Mixed Race across the Geohistorical Divide2nd Edition, edited with Marc Coronado, Jeffrey Moniz, and Laura Furlan Szanto (Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press, 2005).

“Burritos and Bagoong: Mexipino Multiethnic Identity in San Diego, California,” in Crossing Lines: Race and Mixed Race Across the Geohistorical Divide (Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press, 2005): 73-96.

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 200Intro/Asian Pacif Amer Studies
TCL 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
JUS 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
AFR 212Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 498Pro-Seminar
APA 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
TCL 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
AFR 212Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 498Pro-Seminar
APA 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 200Intro/Asian Pacif Amer Studies
TCL 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
JUS 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
AFR 212Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 498Pro-Seminar
APA 499Individualized Instruction
HST 590Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 360Asian Pacific Amer Experience
APA 394Special Topics
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 360Asian Pacific Amer Experience
SST 591Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JUS 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
TCL 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
AFR 212Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 360Asian Pacific Amer Experience
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 499Individualized Instruction
SST 590Reading and Conference
SST 599Thesis
SST 692Research
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 360Asian Pacific Amer Experience
APA 494Special Topics
APA 499Individualized Instruction
SST 591Seminar
SST 692Research
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
APA 492Honors Directed Study
APA 493Honors Thesis
APA 499Individualized Instruction
SST 590Reading and Conference
SST 599Thesis
Honors / Awards

School of Social Transformation Faculty Research Grant, Arizona State University, April 2017

Program for Transborder Communities Research Cluster Grant, Arizona State University, July 2015

Program for Transborder Communities Seed Grant, Arizona State University, October 2014

CLAS Undergraduate Summer Enrichment Grant, Arizona State University, April 2014

AAAS Early Career Award, Association for Asian American Studies, March 2014

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Humanities-GRG Seed Grant, Arizona State University, December 2013

Comparative Border Studies Program Research Grant, Arizona State University, February 2013

Institute for Humanities Research Grant, Arizona State University, May 2011

Hawaii Council for the Humanities Research Grant, August 2010

American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Junior Faculty Fellow, November 2008

UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, March 2007 (2007-2008 academic year)

UC President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship, May 2006

Labor and Employment Research Fund Dissertation Fellowship, June 2005

Phi Alpha Theta Doctoral Scholarship, June 2005

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, April 2005

Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Lily Endowment Scholar, March 2004

Organization of American Historians Huggins-Quarles Award, February 2004

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship, August 2003

UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Award, July 2003

All-UC Group Fellowship in Economic History, June 2003

Cornaro Scholarship for Graduate Studies, Kappa Gamma Pi, June 2003

UCSB Humanities/Social Sciences Research Grant, 2003-2004

Pacific Rim Research Award (Mini-Grant), March 2003

Sara Jackson Award, Western History Association, September 2002

Bancroft Library Study Award, UC Berkeley, April 2002

University of California Institute of Labor and Employment En-Route Master’s and Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, UC Santa Barbara, July 2001

Center for Chicano Studies Graduate Research Award, UC Santa Barbara, 2001-2003

Doctoral Scholars Fellowship, UC Santa Barbara, September 2000

Professional Associations

Association for Asian American Studies

Organization of American Historians

American Studies Association

Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association

Critical Mixed Race Studies Association

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies

Western History Association

Filipino American National Historical Society

Arizona Critical Ethnic Studies Network

Service

National Board Member, Critical Mixed Race Studies Association (2017 – present)

School of Social Transformation Social Action Committee (2017 – present)

School of Social Transformation Personnel Committee, Committee Member (2015 – present)

Y.F. Wu Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Scholarship, reader (2009 – present)

American Studies M.A. Committee, ASU (2014 – present)

Gates Millennium Scholars Program/Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (2009 – 2012, 2014 and 2016)

Gates Millennium Scholars Program/Hispanic Scholarship Fund, reader (2013)

The Asian American Literary Review Mixed Race Initiative, Advisory Board Member (2012 – 2014)

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program, Smithsonian Asian-Latino Project (SALP), Advisory Board Member (2012 – 2014)

MASC Latinas and Latinos of Mixed Ancestry (LOMA), Advisory Board Member (2012 – present)

Critical Mixed Race Studies Association, Program Committee Member (2011 and 2017)

Association for Asian American Studies, National Board Member (2009 – 2011)

MAVIN Foundation, Board Member (2009-2010)

Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC), Advisory Board Member (2008 – present)

Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), San Diego Chapter, Vice President (2005 – 2010)

 

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Student Advising (2010 - 2017):

Graduate committees: eight (one as chair)

Undergraduate Honors committees: five (four as chair)

Undergraduate Advisor, Independent Study projects: twelve

Work History

Associate Professor, Asian Pacific American Studies Program, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University, Fall 2008 – present.

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2007-2008.

Instructor, Ethnic Studies Program, University of San Diego, Fall 2006.

Instructor, Department of Social Science, Mira Costa College, Fall 2006.

Instructor, Department of Social and Cultural Studies, Southwestern College, Fall 2006.

Instructor, Department of Asian American Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, Spring-Summer, 2005.