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Rudy Guevarra Jr

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

Dr. Rudy P. Guevarra, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Asian Pacific American Studies in the School of 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, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, U.S. labor, immigration, and borderlands history, race and ethnicity, Asians in the Americas, Critical Mixed Race Studies, colonialism and indigeneity, and oral history and memory.  Dr. Guevarra is the author of Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego (Rutgers University Press, 2012) and co-editor of Transnational Crossroads: Remapping the Americas and the Pacific (University of Nebraska Press, 2012). His work has also appeared in the Journal of Asian American Studies, The Asian American Literary Review and the Journal of San Diego History.

His current book projects include, Aloha Compadre: Latina/os in Hawai'i, 1832-2010 (Rutgers University Press, forthcoming); Red and Yellow, Black and Brown: Decentering Whiteness in Mixed Race Studies (Rutgers Univesrity Press, forthcoming), co-edited with Paul Spickard and Joanne Rondilla; and Beyond Paradise: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i, co-edited with Camilla Fojas and Nitasha Sharma (University of Hawai'i Press, forthcoming).  He is also currently developing an interactive digital website called the Latino Pacific Archive (LPA) with Alexandrina Agloro (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Matthew Kester (Brigham Young University, Hawai'i).  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, Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, U.S. labor, immigration, and borderlands history, race and ethnicity, Asians in the Americas, Critical Mixed Race Studies, colonialism and indigeneity, and oral history and memory. 

Publications

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, DePaul University (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 Divide, 2nd 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.

“The Mexipino Experience: A Personal Reflection & History of a Multiethnic Community in San Diego, California.”  Mavin: The Mixed Race Experience, Issue 8 (October 2004): 33-35.

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
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
TCL 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
AFS 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
JUS 210Intro to Ethnic Studies in US
APA 360Asian Pacific Amer Experience
APA 499Individualized Instruction
Service

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)

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)