Philis Barragán Goetz

Philis M. Barragán Goetz received her Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She is an Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, where she teaches classes in Mexican American history, womens and gender history, Texas history, and United States social and cultural history, and is the Coordinator for the Womens and Gender Studies program. Her book, Reading, Writing, and Revolution: Escuelitas and the Emergence of a Mexican American Identity in Texas, published by University of Texas Press in 2020, won the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Book Award, the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies-Tejas Foco Nonfiction Book Award, the Webb County Heritage Foundations Jim Parish Award, and the Tejano Genealogical Societys Tejano Book Award. She is a 2021 recipient of the Mellon Emerging Faculty Award. She is working on her second book project, The Borderlands of Inclusivity: Jovita González and the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, which has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Institute for Citizens and Scholars, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

Philis Barragán Goetz

College Of Arts And Sciences

Department of History, Philosophy and Geography

Associate Professor

CAB Room 313D
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Course Teachings

HIST 1302 904 US History from 1865 Spring 2024 Syllabus
HIST 4340 001 US Social and Cultural History Spring 2024 Syllabus