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Kristen Guzmán, Ph.D.

 
​Office Hours for Fall 2014

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 

1:00-2:30pm

​Location: ​SAC"The Village" VL-210
Phone:​ ​(714) 564-6545
​Email: guzman_kristen@sac.edu
 

 

 
Here are some pics of me in recent years.
I love traveling, as in Mexico City in 2006 when I visited the "Casa Azul", the historical home of Frida Kahlo. 
There are also some pics of me kicking it with my partner, Angelo, and son, Cesar.
I went through some recent challenges, battling lymphoma in 2013-2014, but I'm back! And ready to teach history!

 

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Education: Ph.D. History (2005) - University of California, Los Angeles; B.A. History (1991) - University of California, Santa Cruz

Areas of Interest: Chicana/o History, 19th c. U.S. History, History of Art and Social Movements, Labor History, History of California

Experience: 2006 - present: Professor of History at Santa Ana College

2005: Received doctoral degree in History from UCLA

2003: Smithsonian Fellowship in Washington D.C. through the Institute for the Interpretation and Representation of Latina/o Cultures

 

2002-2004: Graduate Teaching Fellow at UCLA, specializing in seminars on Work and Labor History in the U.S. and on Art and Social Justice

 

2000-2004: Co-founder and worker at Arts in Action, Los Angeles -- a non-profit artists collective that brought politics together with visual and performing arts

1998-2002: Union organizer and contract negotiator with the UC Graduate Student Employees Association, through the UAW.  Negotiated the first contract ever between graduate student employees and the UC after a seventeen-year struggle!

1992-1996: Social Studies teacher at Millikan High School in Long Beach, CA

Publications: Self Help Graphics & Art: Art in the Heart of East Los Angeles.  The Chicano Archives, Vol. 1. Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2005. Self Help Graphics & Art: Art in the Heart of East Los Angeles

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