Assistant Professor, History
Andrew Gomez is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Puget Sound. His research focuses on U.S. immigration, the history of Latinos in the United States, and public history. He is currently working on a manuscript centered on early Cuban communities in South Florida. His writing has appeared in the Journal of American Ethnic History, Labor: Studies in Working-Class History, and Cuban Counterpoints, among others. He has appeared on PRI, C-SPAN, KNKX, and KUOW to discuss various facets of United States and Cuban history. He has also worked on various collaborative public history projects on topics ranging from the Justice for Janitors Movement in Los Angeles to the legacy of anti-Chinese violence in Tacoma, Washington. During the 2019-20 academic year, he will serve as a Whiting Public Engagement Fellow.
B.S., B.A., Florida International University, 2008, 2010; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles, 2012, 2015