660 Garcia St
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Ph.D. candidate, History
Derek Garcia explores memories about the Colegio Jacinto Treviño, the first accredited Mexican-American institution of higher education. The lived experiences of former founders, students, and community members trace the afterlife of Chicanx educational activism to the present day.
In 2023–2024, SAR has seven scholar fellows joining us, five on campus and two working remotely who will make visits to SAR. In the fall, the fellows will present their research to the public in a series of Scholar Colloquia, which will take place in SAR’s historic Dobkin Boardroom to an in-person audience and also live streamed on Zoom. (One exception: Carl Elliott’s December 18 presentation will be presented exclusively online.
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