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Mendoza Gutierrez, Natalie Assistant Professor

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  • HIST 1025 - American History since 1865
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Explores political, social and cultural changes in American life since Reconstruction. Focuses on shifting social and political relations as the U.S. changed from a nation of farmers and small-town dwellers to an urban, industrial society; the changing meaning of American identity in a society divided by ethnicity, race and class; and the emergence of the U.S. as a world power.
  • HIST 2326 - Issues in the History of U.S. Society and Culture
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Examines the origins, development, and impacts (social, political, cultural, economic, etc.) of significant issues and themes in the cultural,intellectual, and/or social history of the United States from independence to the present day. Explains the impact of race, gender, ethnicity, and class on these issues. Topics vary in any given semester.
  • HIST 4527 - Mexican-American History since 1848
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2020
    Examines Mexican-origins people in the United States from the 19th century through the present. Focuses on Mexican-American history as both an integral part of American history and as a unique subject of historical investigation. Using primary and secondary sources, students will examine how Mexicans and Mexican-Americans have negotiated, influenced, and responded to political, social, cultural, and economic circumstances in the U.S. Recommended prerequisite: HIST 1015 or HIST 1025.
  • HIST 6000 - Teaching History in the University
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Introduces graduate students to basic pedagogy with special attention to discipline-specific methods, practices, and challenges in teaching history at the college level. In touching upon and integrating the several stages of teaching in a graduate student's career and after, this course provides a solid foundation for students to continue their pedagogical development as their instructional experience and skills become more advanced.

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