Maria Raquel Casas, Ph.D.
Office: Wright Hall, B 309
Phone: (702) 895 -1544
Website: Maria Raquel Casas, Ph.D.
- Chicana/o History
- Spanish Borderlands History
- Western Women's History
- Nineteenth-Century California History
- American West History
Maria Raquel Casas is Associate Professor of History at the University
of Nevada, Las Vegas. A graduate of Yale University she has taught
at the University of Wisconsin, Madison as a visiting professor.
She is the author of Married to a Daughter
of the Land: Interethnic Marriages in California,
1820-1880 (University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Press, 2007). She is also the author of an article in Latina
Legacies: Identity, Biography, and Community (Oxford Press, 2005) and various
entries in Latinas in the United States:
A Historical Encyclopedia (Indiana University Press, 2006).