Maria Cristina Garcia

Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies
History, 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, 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
Andrew Carnegie Fellow
Immigration and Ethnic History Society President
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Fellow

Selected Publications
Garcia, Maria Cristina. Seeking Refuge: Central American Migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada. Oakland: University of California Press, 2006.

Garcia, Maria Cristina. Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida, 1959-1994. Oakland: University of California Press, 1997.

Cornell Research Website Article
Migration, Forced by Climate Change