George   Diaz

Assistant Professor  

Dr. George Diaz





Selected Publications


  • George Diaz. “A Review of The Lynching of Mexicans in the Borderlands,” . Southern Spaces , June 2018.

  • George Diaz. 'Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands,. H-Law, May 2018.

  • George Diaz. From South Texas to the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century. Journal of American Ethnic History, 36, no. 4 June 2017: 90-92.

  • George Diaz. Contraband: Smuggling and the Birth of the American Century. The Historian, 79, no. 1 March 2017: 113–14.

  • George Diaz. “Americans in the Treasure House: Travel to Profirian Mexico and the Cultural Politics of Empire,” . Pacific Historical Review, 85, no. 2 May 2016: 288-89.



Selected Presentations


  • George Diaz. "“’A Knife-Using People’ The Classification of ‘Mexicans’ in Texas State Prisons,” ," The Western Historical Association Annual Meeting, The Western Historical Association, San Antonio, Texas (October 2018)

  • George Diaz. "21st-Century Westerns: Old and New Forms of Imagining History," Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting , Organization of American Historians, Sacramento, California (April 2018)

  • George Diaz. "Tejan@ Voices: From Ranching to Radio," Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, Texas State Historical Association, San Marcos (March 2018)

  • George Diaz. "Los Tequileros: History and Legend," Nuevo Santander Days , Zapata County Museum of History, Zapata, TX (October 2017)

  • George Diaz. "Prohibition Era Liquor Smuggling in South Texas," “Bootlegging in the Borderlands,” , Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin (October 2017)

  • George Diaz. "Contrabando Fronterizo: Un Historia," Universidad de Monterrey, Monterrey (April 2017)

  • George Diaz. "“Pena de Muerte: Mexican Nationals on Texas Death Row,” ," Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, Texas State Historical Association, Houston (March 2017)

  • George Diaz. "“Brown and Behind Bars: Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Texas Prisons before 1945,” ," Western Historical Association Annual Meeting. , St. Paul MN (October 2016)

Current Courses

HIST 5345 01I - Readings Borderland Hist:
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HIST 5345 02I - Readings Borderland Hist:
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HIST 1301 33M - U.S. History I:
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MASC 3332 01 - Mex Am Hist:
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HIST 3332 01 - Mexican-American History:
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