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Eduardo Contreras
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., The University of Chicago
Research Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century U.S.; U.S. Latina/o/x histories; labor, migration, race, and ethnicity; Central America
Eduardo Contreras is a historian of the United States and Central America. His research specializations include U.S. Latina/o/x histories, labor, race, and migration. He is the author of Latinos and the Liberal City: Politics and Protest in San Francisco (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019). He's now at work on "North American Capital, Central American Labor: From the Gold Rush to the Early Cold War," an investigation of working people's responses to U.S. corporate enterprises in Central America since the mid-nineteenth century.