Maria Cristina Garcia

Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies
History/Latino(a) Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

432 McGraw Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Maria Cristina Garcia

Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies
History/Latino(a) Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Refugee and immigrant history; Latinos in the United States; twentieth-century United States history

Current Research Interest
Environmentally driven migration; United States refugee policy

Distinction
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow
Society of American Historians Fellow
Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Immigration and Ethnic History Society President
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellow

Selected Publications
García, María Cristina. The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

García, María Cristina. Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada. Oakland: University of California Press, 2006.

Cornell Research Website Article
Migration, Forced by Climate Change