Oscar Muñoz specializes in public history and Native American history of Southern California. His public history focus analyzes the relationship between material preservation and traditional Native American cultural practices. Present research concerns the impact of Southern California Indian 'Fiestas' on Native American history of the Southwest.
Committee Members: Professors Clifford E. Trafzer (Chair), Rebecca Kugel, Molly McGarry, Catherine Gudis, Robert Perez
Eugene Cota-Robles Award