Andrew Gomez

Associate 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.​

Education
BS Florida International University 2008
BA Florida International University 2010
MA University of California, Los Angeles 2012
Ph.D University of California, Los Angeles 2015
Classes
American Experiences I HIST 152-A 2228
Tacoma Public History HIST 379-A 2228
History of Sport in US Society HIST 375-A 2234
Latinx People in the US HIST 378-A 2234
Intro Latin American Studies LAS 100-A 2234

Contact Information

Wyatt 143