History Department
History Department

Alejandra Garza


B.A., History, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Graduate Student
Alejandra Garza

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Interests


Borderlands History, 20th Century Texas History

Biography


Alejandra C. Garza is a Graduate Student in the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research centers around twentieth century South Texas ranching communities. She is interested in how gender, masculinity, environmental and cultural histories intersect in this region’s history.

Alejandra is a Texas native and grew up in South Texas. In 2014 she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University-Kingsville with a B.A. in History and a minor in Journalism. She began her graduate career at UT-Austin in Fall 2015 under the direction of Dr. Emilio Zamora. She is also a portfolio student in the Mexican American Latina/o Studies Department.

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