Member of the Week: Michael Innis-Jiménez

Michael Innis-Jiménez Professor Department of American Studies University of Alabama  Please describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? My current research examines the centrality of culturally distinct Mexican food, restaurants, grocery stores, and other marketplaces in the early development of Mexican Chicago after World War I. I’m looking to demonstrate how public shops, […]

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Member of the Week: Ray Bromley

Ray Bromley Professor Emeritus Urban and Regional Planning/International Development Studies University at Albany, State University of New York Please describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? I retired from teaching and administration in January 2020 so as to concentrate on research and writing. My initial retirement plans were to focus on international comparative […]

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Member of the Week: Pedro Regalado

Pedro A. Regalado Assistant Professor of History Stanford University Please describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? My book project, Nueva York: Making the Modern City, explores the history of New York City’s Latinx community during the twentieth century, from the “pioneers” who arrived after World War I to the panoply of […]

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Member of the Week: Katie Uva

Katie Uva Adjunct Lecturer CUNY Baruch @K80Uva Please describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? I do a lot of teaching and freelancing these days, but my personal research is about New York’s two World’s Fairs (in 1939-1940 and 1964-1965, respectively), and how they shaped and reflected expectations about urbanism in the […]

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