Andrew Gomez

Andrew Gomez

Associate Professor, History

(On Leave Fall 2023)

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.

BS Florida International University 2008
BA Florida International University 2010
MA University of California, Los Angeles 2012
PhD University of California, Los Angeles 2015
Tacoma Public History HIST 379-A Fall 2024
Intro to Latina/o Studies LTS 200-A Fall 2024
Intro to Latina/o Studies LTS 200-B Fall 2024

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