Mike Amezcua

is a scholar, writer,

and teacher of

History and Latinx Studies.

He is the author of Making Mexican Chicago: From Postwar Settlement to the Age of Gentrification, a forthcoming book with the University of Chicago Press as part of the series, Historical Studies of Urban America. His writing has appeared in multiple scholarly and popular outlets, including The Washington Post, The Journal of American History, The Sixties, and The Abusable Past, among others. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Georgetown University and lives in Washington, DC. You can follow him on Twitter at @DrMikeAmezcua.