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					CURRICULUM VITAE                         RUBEN FLORES
                                          1009 Sunset Dr.
                                        Lawrence, KS 66044
                                          (785) 843-3388
                                           flores@ku.edu

CURRENT AND PAST POSITIONS
          University of Kansas, Assistant Professor of American Studies, 2006-current,
          University of Kansas, Courtesy Professor of History, 2007-current.

EDUCATION
     PhD University of California, Berkeley, History, Fall 2006.
          States of Culture: The Central Government and Ethnoracial Consolidation in
          Mexico and the United States, 1910-1950. David A. Hollinger, William B. Taylor,
          Richard Candida Smith, Estelle Tarica.

       MA      University of California, Berkeley, History, 2001. U.S. History since 1607.

       AB      Princeton University, History, 1994 cum laude.

FELLOWSHIPS
          2009-10. Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation.
          $ 55,000.

               2008-9. Visiting Fellowship, Institute for Historical Studies, University of Texas, Austin.
               $ 42,000.

               2008-9. Visiting Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American
               History and National Museum of Natural History. $ 44,000.

               2005-6. Bancroft Library Fellowship. University of California, Berkeley. $ 25,000.

TRAVEL GRANTS AND GRANTS-IN-AID
          2010. Travel Grant, Office of International Programs, University of Kansas. $ 3,000.

               2010. Faculty General Research Fund Grant. University of Kansas. $ 6, 000.

               2008. New Faculty General Research Fund Grant. University of Kansas. $ 8, 000.

               2004. Rockefeller Archival Center Grant-in-Aid, Tarrytown, NY. $ 3, 000.

RECENT SERVICE
          2010-2011. Lawrence Public Schools. Vision Task Force to Determine the Future of the
          Lawrence Public Schools, Lawrence, KS.

               2009-2010. University of Kansas, Chancellor’s Task Force on Undergraduate Retention.

               2009-2010. Kansas Humanities Council Speakers Bureau. The Changing Face of
               Kansas Immigration.



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                2009-2010. University of Kansas, Hall Center for the Humanities, Humanities Research
                Fellowships Competition, Reader.

PUBLICATIONS
          Ruben Flores, “Power and Meaning in a ‘Greater Mexico,’ ” forthcoming in American
          Studies, Spring 2011.

                Ruben Flores, “Repercusiones de la democracia posrevolucionaria mexicana en los
                Estados Unidos,” in Adalberto Santana ed. América Latina y la Revolución Mexicana
                (Mexico City: UNAM, 2010).

                Ruben Flores, “John Dewey and the Legacy of Mexican Pragmatism in the United
                States,” in Gregory Pappas, ed. Pragmatism in the Americas (New York: Fordham
                University Press, 2011).

WORKS IN PROGRESS
           The Beloved Communities: Integration in Mexico and the United States and the Making
           of American Civil Rights. Monograph manuscript.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Languages       Spanish (native).

Presentations
                November 2010. University of Kansas, Hall Center for the Humanities, Latin American
                seminar. The Beloved Communities: Integration in Mexico and the United States and the
                Making of American Civil Rights.

                November 2010. National Academy of Education. The Beloved Communities:
                Integration in Mexico and the United States and the Making of American Civil Rights.

                October 2010. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, National Park
                Service, Topeka, KS. Delano and the Great California Grape Strike.

                August 2010. ITESO and UC Santa Cruz, Taller Participación Intensa en Comunidades,
                Guadalajara, Mexico.

                April 2010. American Education Research Association. The Impact of Dewey in Mexico
                and the Southwest USA.

                February 2010. First International Conference on Pragmatism and the Hispanic/Latin
                World. Texas A and M University. The Impact of Dewey in Mexico and the Southwest
                USA

                February 2010. National Academy of Education. The Impact of Dewey in Mexico and
                the Southwest USA.




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January 2010. American Historical Association Conference, San Diego, CA. Global
Borders at UT Austin’s Institute for Historical Studies. Roundtable discussion.

November 2009. Seminario de Historia y Memorias Mexicanas, Instituto de
Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México (UNAM),
Mexico City. El espíritu mexicano de la democracia progresista estadounidense.

November 2009. Centro de Investigaciones sobre América Latina y el Caribe,
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City. Repercusiones de la
democracia posrevolucionaria mexicana en los Estados Unidos.

October 2009. University of Kansas, Latin American Studies Program, Secondary School
Continuing Education Training. The History and Demographics of Latin American
Immigration to Kansas.

September 2009. University of Kansas, Langston Hughes Center for African-American
Studies, Brownbag series. Forging an American Pluralism: The Mexican Revolution and
American Civil Rights.

March 2009. Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Conference,
College Station, Texas. The Impact of Dewey in Mexico and the Southwest U.S.A.

March 2009. UT Austin Department of History, Guest lecture for Professor Anne
Martinez. Functionalism and Social Hierarchy in Americo Paredes’s George
Washington Gomez.

March 2009. Institute of Historical Studies, UT Austin. A response to Anne Martinez’s
Reluctant Shepherd, Eager Diplomat: Father Francis Kelley and American Catholicism
in the Mexican Revolution.

November 2008. Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas. Faculty Diversity
at the University of Kansas.

November 2008. Institute of Historical Studies, UT Austin. Forging an American
Pluralism: The Mexican Revolution and the Shaping of American Civil Rights Response
by Neil Foley, Associate Professor, University of Texas.

October 2008. American Studies Association Conference, Albuquerque, N.M. Melting
Pot of America: Mexico and the Discursive Representations of Pluralism in 1930s New
Mexico Society.

April 2008. Soros Foundation Open Society Institute. Hosted by University of Kansas.
American Society and Culture: Capitalism, Christianity, and Region.

February 2008. University of Kansas, University Forum. The Effects on Kansas Politics
of Recent Latino Migration to the Midwest.

January 2008. American Historical Association Conference, Washington D.C. Ralph
Beals and the Anthropology of Mexico: War in Latin America and the Shaping of
American Civil Rights.


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October 2007. University of Kansas, Center for Latin American Studies. Ralph Leon
Beals and the Anthropology of Mexico: A Life among the Yaqui.

September 2007. University of Kansas, Hall Center for the Humanities, Globalization
seminar. The History and Demographics of Latin American Immigration to Kansas.

April 2007. University of Kansas, Hall Center for the Humanities. Incorporación versus
Integración: The Influence of Post-revolutionary Mexican Debates over Social Equality
on the Sociology of Pluralism in the United States.

November 2006. San Francisco State University. Conference “Diversity in an
International Context.” Incorporación v. Integración: The Influence of Postrevolutionary
Mexican Debates over Social Equality on the Sociology of Pluralism in the U.S..

September 2006. University of Kansas. Seminar presentation. Moisés Sáenz and the
Protestant Turn to Science during the Mexican Revolution.

September 2006. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, National Park
Service, Topeka, KS. Understanding the Legal and Political Relationship between
Mendez v. Westminster and Brown v. Board of Education.




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