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Robin Robinson <email@example.com>
U of Texas - Brownsville
US/Mexico border social, economic, and political history, especially tourism.
South Texas culture and Mexican/Anglo relations.
Economic history and current economic development of South Texas border and coastal area.
Working with local museums in preserving Brownsville, Texas history and conducting historical tours aimed at public school students and seasonal residents (“Winter Texans” ). Working with Park Rangers at Palo Alto Battle Field National Park. Teaching emphasis on Mexican, Mexican/American, and Tejano contributions to the history of the US neglected by traditional survey textbooks.
|Address:||University of Texas - Brownsville
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, Texas 78520
|List Affiliations:||Review Editor for H-Borderlands
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Dr. Robin Robinson
University of Texas – Brownsville
2002 Ph.D. History, Arizona State University.
1997 M.A. in History, University of Texas at Arlington.
1982 B.B.A. in Marketing, University of Texas at Arlington.
2005-Present Assistant Professor, University of Texas - Brownsville
2002-2005 Adjunct Professor, Austin Community College
2000-2002 Instructor, Department of History, Arizona State University
“We are not Tijuana: The Valley Protests Washington’s Crackdown on Gambling.” Journal of South Texas, August 2007.
"'Lens Louse' or Astute Propagandist? Pancho Villa's Use of the Silent Newsreel in the Mexican
Revolution.” Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies.
Submitted, December 2006.
“Short Stories and Sound Bites from the UTB Hunter Room’s Brownsville Chamber of Commerce Files” Further Studies in Brownsville and Matamoros History, Volume Eight, pending, 2007. Published by University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.
Review. Catarino Garza's Revolution on the Texas-Mexico Border. By Elliot Young. Bulletin of Latin American Research, Volume 26, No. 1, 2007.
“Promoting Valley Tourism in the 1920s: A Case of Competition and Ambivalence.” Further Studies in Brownsville and Matamoros History, Volume, Seven, 2006. Published by University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.
Review. The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century By David E. Lorey. New Mexico Historical Review, Volume 77, Number 3, Summer 2002.
Transcriber: Guide to the American Indian Oral History Transcripts, 1967-1972. Labriola National American Indian Data Center Department of Archives and Manuscripts, Arizona State University, 2000.
"The Benton Affair and Its Influence on Foreign Policy in the Mexican Revolution." Mid-America: An Historical Review, Volume 80, Number 2, Summer 1998. Published by Loyola University, Chicago.
Contributor: Mexico and the United States at War: Nineteenth-Century Expansionism and Conflict. New York: Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1998. Two biographical entries: "Armijo, Manuel"; "Salas, José Mariano."
"Accommodation to Domination: Demise of the Tejano Elite in the Lower Rio Grande." The
Journal of South Texas, Volume 10, Number 1, 1997. Published by Texas A&M University-
Kingsville for the South Texas Historical Association.
"Monte Carlo of the Southwest: A Reinterpretation of U.S.
Prohibition's Impact on Ciudad Juárez." University of Texas at Arlington, August 1997.
“Vice and Tourism on the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Comparison of Three Communities in the Era of U.S. Prohibition.” Arizona State University, July, 2002.
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS RELATIVE TO GRANT
Southwest Council of Latin American Studies
"Accommodation to Domination: Demise of the Tejano Elite in the Lower Rio Grande"
Western Social Science Association 41st Annual Conference
"Morality and Money on the Border: The Reverend Bob Jones Crusade, El Paso 1922"
Southwestern Social Science Association
"'Lens Louse' or Astute Propagandist? Pancho Villa's Incorporation of the Silent Newsreel in His Use of the American Press"
US History Survey, I and II
Mexico History, Survey and Topics
Latin America History, Survey and Topics
Mexico, Colonial and Modern Topics
Latin America, Colonial and Modern Topics