People

Darius V. Echeverría is a historian of the American ethnic experience since the Post-Reconstruction era, and its relationship to the twentieth and twenty-first century world(s).  His teaching, scholarship, and public engagement focuses on comparative studies in race and ethnicity as well as Latinx social and cultural history; Mexican American history; the American Presidency in historical perspective; baseball studies; and the making of the modern Latinx/a/o diaspora; with particular interests in Latinx inequality, social movements, conflicts over race and constitutional rights, electoral participation, and the conjunction of film and television history. He is the author of Aztlán Arizona: Mexican American Educational Empowerment, 1968-1978 (University of Arizona Press, 2014), a history of the Chicano Movement in Arizona during the 1960s and 1970s.  Furthermore, he has produced numerous publications, including book chapters, edited works, journal articles, essays, and digital content on not only the culture, history and life of Latinx communities, but on the broader American experience. He is currently carrying out research for his next book project while also collaborating with other scholars through an assortment of academic projects and research publications. He has been a faculty member at Rutgers University—New Brunswick since 2006.

Courses Taught

  • World Civilization: Europe, Africa, and the Americas
  • Mexican American History
  • Latino History
  • History of Latino Social Movements
  • Introduction to Latino Studies
  • Latinos and Community
  • Topics in Historical Studies
  • Independent Studies