Blanton, Carlos individual record

Dr. Carlos Kevin Blanton is currently a Professor of History. He joined the Aggie community in 2001 from teaching at Portland State University and a PhD at Rice University. His authored books are The Strange Career of Bilingual Education in Texas, 1836-1981 (TAMU, 2004) and George I. S?nchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration (Yale, 2014) and he has recently edited A Promising Problem: The New Chicana/o History (Texas, 2016). Blanton's work has been honored with the Coral Horton Tullis Award for best book in Texas history (2005), the Bolton Cutter Award for best article in Borderlands history (2010) and the National Association of Chicana-Chicano Studies best book award (2016). He has also published in the Journal of Southern History, the Pacific Historical Review, the Western Historical Quarterly, the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, the Teachers College Record, and in other history and interdisciplinary journals. In the spring of 2017 Blanton will serve as a Glasscock Center for Humanities Research Faculty Fellow as he works on his next book project, Between Black and White: The Chicana/o in the American Mind. He enjoys teaching 20th Century U.S, Texas, and Chicana/o history.

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  • Blanton, C. K. (2005). The campus and the capitol: John B. Connally and the struggle over Texas higher education policy, 1950-1970. SOUTHWESTERN HISTORICAL QUARTERLY. 108(4), 469-497.
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  • Blanton, C. K. (2015). George I. Snchez The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration. Yale University Press.
  • Blanton, C. K (2007). The Strange Career of Bilingual Education in Texas, 1836-1981. Texas A&M University Press.
  • Blanton, C. K (2011). Deconstructing Texas: The diversity of people, place, and historical imagination in recent Texas history. Beyond Texas Through Time: Breaking Away from Past Interpretations. 179-220.
  • Blanton, C. (2006). The Rise of English-Only Pedagogy: Immigrant Children, Progressive Education, and Language Policy in the United States, 19001930. Beatty, B., Cahan, E. D., & Grant, J. (Eds.), When Science Encounters the Child Education, Parenting, and Child Welfare in 20th-century America. 56-76. Teachers College Press.
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Texas A&M University; History; 4236 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4236