Gonzales, Michael

PhD Student

Education

MA, History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2015
Secondary Education Teacher Training, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
BA, Sociology and Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2000

Research Interests

Subaltern & Working-Class History
20th Century USA & Latin America
Race, Gender, & Ethnic Studies
Anarchist & Marxist Movements

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistantships at UW-Milwaukee:

  • Ethnic Studies 101
  • History of the Vietnam War
  • The 1960s: A Cultural History
  • The History of Race, Science, and Medicine in the United States
  • Introduction to US History, Part II, 1877-Present

2006-2012, High School History Teacher, Centro Hispano High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Publications

“‘Latin Power to Latin People’: the Black Panther Party’s Influence on the Revolutionary Politics of the Young Lords Organization,” Journal of African American Studies, Volume 23, No 4, December 2019.

Entries in The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee, edited by Margo J. Anderson, Thomas J. Jablonsky, James Marten, and Amanda I. Seligman: emke.uwm.edu: Sixteenth Street Clinic; United Performing Arts Fund; Visiting Nurses Association of Milwaukee; Scouting; Children’s Outing Association; Boys & Girls Clubs of Milwaukee; Building Regulations; Water Mills; Landfills; Billy Mitchell; Lighthouses

Presentations

October 2016, Urban History Association Eighth Biennial Conference, “Foreclosure of a Dream: The Young Lords and the People’s Church in Chicago’s Lincoln Park”

September 2014, Conference on Illinois History, Springfield, Illinois, “Asserting a Right to the City: The Young Lords, The People’s Church, and the Poor People’s Coalition.”

April 2014, Midwest Labor & Working Class History Graduate Student Conference, University of Illinois at Chicago, “Asserting a Right to the City: The Young Lords, The People’s Church, and the Poor People’s Coalition”

February 2014, Graduate Students History Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “Latinismo and the Young Lords Organization”

October 2013, Association for the Study of African American Life and History Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida, “‘To Serve and Protect’: The Young Lords, Movement Media, and the Fight to Save a Community”

February 2013, Midwest Labor & Working Class History Graduate Student Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, “The Contradictions of the Women’s Popular Movement and the Shining Path”

Honors/Awards

Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship, Graduate School, UW-Milwaukee, AY 2019-2020
Frederick I. Olson Scholarship, History Department, UW-Milwaukee, AY 2019-2020
Graduate Student Travel Award, History Department, UW-Milwaukee, 2018
Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award, History Department, UW-Milwaukee, AY 2016-2017
A. T. Brown Award for Best Graduate Thesis in 2014-2015, History Department, UW-Milwaukee, 2015
Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award, History Department, UW-Milwaukee, AY 2012-2013