Christina Jimenez Ph.D.

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Christina Jimenez Ph.D.

Biography

Christina Jimenez, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, specializing in Mexican, Latin American and Latino History. She has also done cross-disciplinary work with bilingual and diversity educators. In 2012, Jiménez received the campus-wide award for Faculty Contributions to Diversity and Inclusiveness at UCCS and, in 2008, she was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award of the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Her work explores the local dynamics of Mexican citizenship, urban politics, and popular culture in the city during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She has published chapters and peer-reviewed articles in City Halls and Civic Materialism, (Routledge, 2014), Urban Theory Beyond the West (Routledge, 2011), Spaces of the Modern City (Princeton UP, 2008), Urban History, Journal of Urban History and Black History Bulletin, among others. She co-edited (with Ferber, Herrera and Samuels) The Matrix Reader: Examining the Dynamics of Oppression and Privilege (McGraw-Hill, 2008). She co-authored, with Samuels, "The Big idea workshop" and "The Big Idea 2.0," both universal diversity workshops at UCCS focusing around the concept of inclusiveness.