Rolando   Avila

Lecturer I  

Office: ELABS 344A
Phone: (956) 665-8783
Email: rolando.avila@utrgv.edu

Dr. Rolando Avila

Rolando Avila is a lecturer in the History department at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He holds a Master's degree in History and a Doctorate in Education.





Selected Publications


  • Rolando Avila and Anita Pankake. "Development and Uses of Theory for Educational Leaders," Texas Public School Organization and Administration. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, no. Sixteenth 2018: 123-147.

  • Rolando Avila. Lincoln and the Bolts of War. R & L Books, 2018.

  • Rolando Avila. Abigail Adams. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 1:212-216.

  • Rolando Avila. Abolition/Anti-Slavery Movement. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 2:5-7.

  • Rolando Avila. African Slavery. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 1:166-169.

  • Rolando Avila. All American Girls Professional Baseball League. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 3:301-302.

  • Rolando Avila. American Red Cross. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 3:302-303.

  • Rolando Avila. Army Nurse Corps. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 3:304-306.

  • Rolando Avila. Backlash. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 4:102-105.

  • Rolando Avila. Barbie. Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2017: 4:10-11.



Selected Presentations


  • Rolando Avila. "RGV Civil War Trail: Place-Based Learning in K-12 Education," FESTIBA, CHAPS, UTRGV (Edinburg Campus) (February 2017)

  • Rolando Avila. "Curriculum and Lesson Plan Overview," RGV Civil War Trail Workshop, CHAPS, McAllen, Texas (February 2017)

  • Rolando Avila. "The Study of Local History and the RGV Civil War Trail," RGV Civil War Trail Workshop, CHAPS, McAllen, Texas (February 2016)

Current Courses

HIST 1302 33 - U.S. History II:
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HIST 1301 08 - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 92L - U.S. History I:
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HIST 1301 06 - U.S. History I:
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