Rachel BuffRachel Ida Buff

Associate Professor

Office: Holton Hall, Room 313
Phone: (414) 229-6483
e-mail: rbuff@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF


Ph.D., American Studies, University of Minnesota, 1995
B.A., Brown University, 1985

Research Interests:

Im/migration, immigrant rights; transnational cultural politics of the Cold War; diasporic cultural citizenship

Teaching Areas:

Comparative Ethnic Studies, immigration history, U.S. Survey, post-1945

Courses Offered:

Ethnic 101: Africans, Europeans and Indian Nations in the Making of American Cultures
Ethnic 102: Transnational Migration
Hist 600/Ethnic 550: Immigration and U.S. Popular Culture
Hist 436: Midwestern Migrations
Hist 419: Post-1945 U.S.
Hist 800: Colloquium on U.S. History: Immigration History
Hist 900: Seminar on U.S. History: Rhetorics of Citizenship
Hist 900: Seminar on U.S. History: Citizen, Migrant, Nation

Other Activities:

Coordinator, Comparative Ethnic Studies Program
Interim Editor, Voces de la Frontera
Editorial Board Member, Nation of Nations Series, New York University Press

Recent Publications:

Buff, Rachel I. “Domestic Internationalisms, Imperial Nationalisms: Civil Rights, Immigration and Conjugal Military Policy.” Routing Diasporas Ed. Mcguinness, Aims C., McKay, Steve, and Banerjee, Sukanya. University of Illinois. (2012) .
Buff, Rachel I. “'The Undergraduate Railroad'.” Immigrant Rights in the Shadows of Citizenship Ed. Buff, Rachel I. New York University Press. (2008) .