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Department of History
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0104
La Jolla , California , 92093-0104
(858) 534-3040
H&SS Room: 6062

Curriculum Vitae

David G. Gutierrez teaches Chicano history, comparative immigration and ethnic history, and politics in the twentieth-century United States. He was educated at the University of California, Santa Barbara and took the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University. In addition to his work at UCSD, he has taught at Stanford, the University of Utah, and the California Institute of Technology.



  • Walls and Mirrors: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants and the Politics of Ethnicity (1995).
  • Between Two Worlds: Mexican Immigrants in the United States, editor (1996).
  • The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States since 1960, editor (2004).

Courses Taught

  • DOC 1. Dimensions of Culture.
  • HILD 7C. Race and Ethnicity in American History.
  • HIUS 149. America in the 1960s.
  • HIUS 159/ES 131. The Social and Economic History of the Southwest.
  • HIUS 180. Immigration, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Twentieth Century.
  • Graduate courses in Chicano/Latino Historiography; the History of the West; Nationalism and Transnationalism.

Current Research

  • Immigration, Citizenship, and Non-Citizenship in Twentieth-Century American History
  • The Demographic Revolution, 1970-Present