Associate Professor, History
Andrew Gomez is Associate 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. His first book, titled Constructing Cuban America: Race and Identity in Florida's Caribbean South, 1868–1945, will be released by University of Texas Press as part of the Historia USA series during fall 2024. His writing has also 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. As part of his public history work, he was a Whiting Public Engagement Fellow from 2019-20.