Camille Guérin-Gonzales

Position title: Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2010-2011)

History and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies, UW-Madison

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Mapping Working-Class Struggle

Camille Guérin-Gonzales is Professor of History at UW Madison. Her research and teaching focus on comparative working-class cultures and comparative race and nationalisms. She is the author of Mexican Workers and American Dreams: Immigration, Repatriation, and California Farm Labor, 1900-1939 and the coeditor of The Politics of Immigrant Workers: Essays on Labor Activism and Migration in the World Economy. Her current scholarship focuses on coal mining communities. Her essay, “From Ludlow to Camp Solidarity: Women, Men, and Cultures of Solidarity in U.S. Coal Communities, 1912-1990,” appears in Mining Women: Gender, Labor, Capital and Community in Global Perspective. She is completing a comparative, transnational study of coal mining communities titled Mapping Working-Class Struggle in Appalachia, South Wales, and the American Southwest, 1890-1947.