Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 11 a.m. | Cultural Crossroads Learning Center
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Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 11 a.m.
Katherine Benton-Cohen is associate professor of history at Georgetown University, where she teaches courses in nineteenth and twentieth century US history. Her specialties concern immigration, race, gender, the borderlands, and the American West. Her first book, Borderline Americans: Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands (Harvard University Press, 2009), uses Cochise County, Arizona, to examine the history of race in America.
Benton-Cohen has received numerous research fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and elsewhere. She and her work have appeared in media outlets including PBS American Experience, the BBC, Dissent, the New Yorker, Politico.com, and the Washington Post. She is a third-generation native of the American Southwest.