George Sanchez: "The Role of High School Tensions in Understanding Black-Latino Interaction in the 1960s and 1970s"

GEORGE J. SANCHEZ is Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, and
History at the University of Southern California.  He is the author of
Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano
Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (Oxford, 1993), and co-editor of Los Angeles and
the Future of Urban Cultures (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005) and
Civic Engagement in the Wake of Katrina (University of Michigan,
2009).  Past President of the American Studies Association in 2001-02,
he currently serves as Director of the Center for Diversity and
Democracy, and Vice Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives at USC
College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.  In 2010, the American
Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Inc. selected him as the
outstanding Latino/a faculty in higher education research institutions,
and in 2011 the American Historical Association awarded him their first
ever “Equity Award” for a lifelong commitment to bringing equity and
diversity to the historical profession.