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cover of journal, Radical History Review

book cover: Latino L.A.

book cover: Feeding Mexico
Enrique Ochoa

Professor of History and Latin American Studies

Office: King Hall C4073A
Phone: 323-343-2182
Email: eochoa3 (at) 

Enrique C. Ochoa is Professor of History and Latin American Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. A native of Los Angeles, he grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in History from UCLA. His publications include Feeding Mexico:  The Political Uses of Food Since 1910 (2000), Latina/o Los Angeles:  Migrations, Communities, and Political Activism (co-editor, 2005), and several articles on immigration, globalization, and teaching history and ethnic studies. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Michi and Walter Weglyn Endowed Chair of Multicultural Studies at Cal Poly Pomona.  He has served on the steering committee of Historians Against the War and on the editorial boards of the journals Latin American Perspectives and Radical History Review.  With his family, he runs the Program on Educational Action and Community Empowerment (PEACE) which works with middle and high school students.  He is currently a member of the Board of the Coalition of Human Immigrant Rights Los Angeles (CHIRLA).

Ph.D. History 1993 UCLA
M.A. History 1987 UCLA 
B.A. History 1986 UCLA

For a list of recent publications, click here (.pdf format)