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Ana Martinez-Catsam

Interim Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor, Department Chair, and Graduate Program Head
Graduate Studies and Research
History Program
Office
MB Room 4130

History Program

Department of History

Education

BA, Texas A&M University

MA, St. Mary's University

PhD, Texas Tech University 

Research Interests

Dr. Martinez-Catsam’s work is on Gilded Age and Progressive Era Texas with an emphasis on newspapers and the Mexican American experience.

Courses Taught

Dr. Martinez-Catsam teaches courses on Texas, the Gilded Age and Progressive Era as well as the Mexican American/Chicano experience. 

Recent Publications

"Slightly Disfigured but Still in the Ring:" San Antonio Merchants and the Flood of 1921" Journal of South Texas, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 2018

"The San Antonio Daily Light's Campaign Against the Naturalization of Mexicans, 1890-1897" Journal of West, Vol. 55, No. 4, Fall 2016.

"Selling a Cure: The Spanish Influenza and Merchants in Texas and New Mexico" The Journal of South Texas, Vol. 28, No. 1, Spring 2015.

"The Spanish Influenza of 1918: The Function of the El Paso Morning Times to a Community in Crisis" The Journal of the West, Vol. 52, No. 1, Winter 2013.

Current Projects

Dr. Martinez-Catsam is working on a project on Zulema Cruz, owner of the San Antonio Spanish-language weekly El Regidor. She is also researching the reaction of the Texas press to the 19th Amendment (women's suffrage).

Last Updated: 11/20/2019
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