Kimberly HernandezKimberly Hernandez

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Holton Hall, Room 348
Phone: (414) 229-4058
e-mail: hernandk@uwm.edu

Degree(s):

Ph.D., U.S. History, University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., U.S. History, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., History, California State University, Northridge

Research Interests:

Late 19th-20th century U.S. labor, working-class, and immigration history
Comparative U.S. urban history
U.S. West, with emphases on the Southwest and Pacific Rim

Courses Offered:

HIST 269: Asian Americans in Historical Perspective
HIST 271: The 1960s: A Cultural History
HIST 404: A Tale of Two Cities: Milwaukee and Los Angeles (Comparative History)
HIST 293: Seminar on Historical Method (Theory and Approach)

Awards:

Hoxie/Caughey Western History Dissertation Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles
Historical Society of Southern California/Whitsett Fellow, California State University, Northridge

Selected Publications:

“The ‘Bungalow Boom’: the Working-Class Housing Industry and the Development and Promotion of Early 20th-Century Los Angeles,” Southern California Quarterly 92:4 (Winter 2010-2011)