Maria E. Montoya
Associate Professor of History
Yale University, PhD 1993
King Juan Carlos Center, Room 520
Field of Study:
American West, Labor History, Gender, Latina/o History
Translating Property: The Maxwell Land Grant and the Conflict Over Land in the American West, 1840 to 1920, University of California Press, 2002; paperback edition by University of Kansas Press, Spring 2005.
“Creating an American Home: Work, Gender and Space in Rockefeller’s Coal Towns,” Mapping Memories: Latina Lives, eds. Vicki Ruiz and John Chavez. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, forthcoming.
“The Making of ModernNew Mexico: A Portrait of Dennis Chavez”, New Mexico Lives, ed., Richard Etulain. University of New Mexico Press, 2002.
“The Roots of Ethnic and Economic Division in Northern New Mexico: The Case Study of the Civilian Conservation Corp,” Western Historical Quarterly, v. XXVII, 1995.
Dreams of Wealth and Promises of Reform: John D. Rockefeller, Jr.’s and Josephine Roche’s Battle Over the Colorado Coal Fields, forthcoming.
“And Now About the Women….” Western Historical Quarterly, Autumn 2007.
"Essential Questions in History" - How Did Manifest Destiny Shape the American West?