Team

 

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Monica Muñoz Martinez (she/her), primary investigator, is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. Her book The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas (Harvard University Press, 2018) received six book awards. She is also a founding member of Refusing to Forget, an award-winning educational non-profit that brings public awareness to the long history of anti-Mexican violence in Texas.

 

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Jim McGrath, digital consultant, is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Public Humanities at Brown University’s John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. At Brown, he teaches courses in Digital Public Humanities and Digital Storytelling and supports initiatives like Mapping Violence and other digital projects. He’s on Twitter @JimMc_Grath.

 

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Sarah Porter (she/her) is a second year PhD student in the Department of History at UT Austin. She studies twentieth century social movements and mass incarceration in the United States.

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Alexandra Nichole Salazar (she/her/ella) is a Queer Chicana from the Rio Grande Valley and a PhD student in the Mexican American and Latina/o Studies program at UT Austin. Her research focuses on queer kinships along the border and she is also the host of @jotxsyrecuerdos_podcast, a podcast dedicated to archiving queer stories, histories, and spaces from the borderlands.

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Stephanie Childress (she/her/hers) is a Ph.D. student in the American Studies department at UT Austin. With interests in public and digital humanities, her research focuses on how capitalism shaped the culture of oil boomtowns, and the consequence of racial exclusion and violence, especially in Texas.  

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Diana Hernandez has taught in Texas for 10 years and has been an independent researcher on issues of language, diversity and preservation since 2014. Diana obtained an M.A. in Spanish Language, Literature and Culture from the University of Houston  and  a B.A. in Public Relations and Spanish Language, Literature and Culture from the University of Houston. Her work, locally and abroad, highlights the preservation of cultural landscapes related to the history of racial violence. She is currently completing an MS in Historic Preservation at the University of Texas at Austin. 

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Maribel Falcón (she/her/ella) is a graduate student in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin.

Previous team members

Jeremy Wolin, Ricardo Jaramillo, Emily Esten, Nicole Sintetos, Edwin A. Rodriguez, Anni Pullagura, Maggie Unverzagt Goddard, Jonathan Cortez, Felicia Bevel, Amelia Grabowski, Hong Chau (Digital Consultant), Cole Hansen, Jeremy Wolin, Ricardo Jaramillo, Emily Esten, Nicole Sintetos, Edwin A. Rodriguez, Anni Pullagura, Jonathan Cortez, Margaret Unverzagt Goddard, Amani Hayes-Messinger, Edward Jiao, Nnamdi Jogwe, Majida Kargbo, Danielle Gomez, Andrea Ledesma, Jonatan Perez, Benjamin Rodriguez-Vars, Liliana Sampedro, Jennifer Wang, and Katie Vogel.

Acknowledgements

This project was made possible (in part) by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin, a LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship Curriculum Grant, a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, a grant from the Office of the Vice President for Research at Brown University, the Karen T. Romer Interdisciplinary-Team Undergraduate Research and Teaching Award, and support from the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. The statements made and views expressed are solely the responsibility of the author.

image Credits

Home/Map

Warner & Beers. Map of Texas.mapDate Unknown; [Chicago, Illinois ?]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192428/m1/1/?q=map%20Texasaccessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library

Overview

“Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Mejico”mapDate Unknown;(texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31627/accessed January 23, 2018),University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.

Research

“United States”mapDate Unknown;(texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31662/:accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.

Team/History of Collaboration

“County Map of Texas”mapDate Unknown;(texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth32918/m1/1/?q=map%20Texasaccessed January 23, 2018),University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.