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Tiffany Gonzales

Ph.D. Student
Dr. Sonia Hernandez

Research Interests

Tiffany was raised in North Richland Hills, Texas. She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Texas Tech University. Tiffany’s dissertation examines the impact Texas Chicanas made to local & state government and its larger implications to electoral party politics. Her research interests include Chicana/o-Latina/o history, women & gender, American political history, borderlands, and feminist theories.


  • University of California, Berkeley Advanced Oral History Summer Institute
  • Texas State Historical Association (Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History &
    Catarino and Evangelina Hernández Research Fellowship in Texas Latino History); Western History Association

Book Reviews:
Aztlán: Journal of Chicano Studies, H-Net, West Texas Historical Review, Southwestern Historical Quarterly, and many more.
Handbook of Tejano History: “Eva Camunez Tucker,” “Elvira Cisneros,” “Adelfa Botello Callejo,”

Women in Texas History:
“Irma Rangel,” Women in Texas History: A Project of the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women’s History. Co-authored with Nancy Baker Jones.