Dr.  Sabrina Sanchez

Chair, History Department, Bellevue College

s.sanchez@bellevuecollege.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. History,    THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA–SANTA CRUZ,   Spring 2013

Dissertation: In the Name of the Father, the Governor, and “A-1 Men”: Performing Gender and Statehood in Territorial New Mexico, 1880 – 1912  (Dissertation Committee: Drs. Lisbeth Haas, Marilyn Westerkamp, Emily Honig)

M.A. HistoryTHE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA–SANTA CRUZ,  Spring 2006

Thesis: “The California Civic League and the ‘Unprotected Girl’ of the Barbary Coast, 1911-1917” (Adviser: Dr. Lisbeth Haas)

B.A. History with High HonorsTHE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, Spring 2004

Thesis: “Regulating Mrs. Warren: Theatre Censorship and Moral Reform in Urban New York, 1905” (Adviser: Dr. Kathleen Frydl)

FOOTHILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE,  2000 – 2002

TEACHING & RESEARCH FIELDS

Primary Fields: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century U.S., Mexican-American History, Gender and Women’s History

Minor Fields: Latin American History, Ancient World History

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, & AWARDS

  • 2015                      Bellevue College Student Program of Note Award, “Afro-Latino Festival,” Co-facilitator of Film Screening “Black in Latin America”
  • 2010-2011             College of Saint Rose Center for Citizenship, Race, and Ethnicity Studies Dissertation Fellowship (declined)
  • 2010                      University of California Center for New Racial Studies Dissertation Fellowship (Summer 2010)
  • 2010                      History Department Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2009-2010             American Association of University Women American Dissertation Writing Fellowship
  • 2009                      History Department Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2008                      Doctoral Student Sabbatical Fellowship, University of California–Santa Cruz (Fall 2008)
  • 2008                      New Mexico Office of the State Historian Scholar’s Fellowship (August 2008)
  • 2008                      Chicano/Latino Research Center Mini-Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz (Summer 2008)
  • 2008                      Institute for Humanities Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2008                      Graduate Teaching Fellowship at the University of California, Washington D.C. Center (Winter 2008)
  • 2007                      History Department Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2007                      Institute for Humanities Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2005                      History Department Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2005                      Institute for Humanities Research Grant, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2004–2006            President’s/Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship, University of California–Santa Cruz
  • 2004                      Dean’s List, University of California at Berkeley (Spring 2004)
  • 2002                      Andres Ybarra Memorial Scholarship
  • 2002                      Foothill College Business and Social Sciences Scholarship
  • 2002                      Foothill College Award of Excellence: U.S. History after 1866
  • 2001                      Foothill College Award of Excellence: U.S. History before 1866
  • 2001                      Foothill College Award of Excellence:  English and Writing

PUBLICATIONS

2013       Book Review, Borderline Americans:  Racial Division and Labor War in the Arizona Borderlands, by Katherine Benton-Cohen, in The Journal of American Ethnic History, Vol. 32: No. 2 (Winter 2013).

2012       Book Review, Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915, by Jessica Ellen Sewell, in California History, Vol. 39: No. 2 (Spring 2012).

2009     “Pardoning Breadwinners, Constructing Masculinities: Gender, Language, and Class in Territorial New Mexico Pardons,” New Mexico Office of the State Historian Website, May 2009.  www.newmexicohistory.org/filedetails_docs.php?fileID=23350

2008      Co-author with The Center for World History at the University of California, Santa Cruz, “The United States and The World: A Globalized History Survey,” in Carl Guarneri, ed. Teaching American History in a Global Context. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2008.

2003      “Regulating Mrs. Warren: Theater Censorship and Moral Reform in Urban New York,” Clio’s Scroll: U.C. Berkeley Undergraduate History Journal: Fall 2004.

PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES

2014        Discussion Facilitator, Bellevue College Afro-Latino Festival, Facilitator of Film Screening, “Black in Latin America” (October 2014)

2014        Conference Presentation, ” ‘Awful Fate of Aged Woman at Velarde’: Representations of Crime in the Northern New Mexican Press, 1906,” New Mexico Historical Society Annual Conference, May 2014.

2014        Campus Lecture, “The History of 1st and 2nd Wave Feminism,”  Bellevue College Women’s History Month, March 2014.

2013        Guest Lecture, “What Does a Historian Do?” in Nancy McEachran’s Developmental Education E.S.L. course on Speaking and Listening for Civic Engagement, Bellevue College.

2012        Conference Presentation, “Statehood and ‘Men of Energy & Enterprise’: The Bureau of Immigration’s Recruitment of Workers in Territorial New Mexico, 1880-1912,” New Mexico Historical Society Centennial Conference, May 2012.

2011        Panel Chair, “De Diosa a Hembra to Chicana: Celebrating the Last 40 Years of Chicana Activism,” National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies Tejas Regional Conference, February 2011.

2010       Conference Presentation, “Courting White Labor to ‘The Land of Prosperity and Happiness’: Territorial New Mexico’s Bureau of Immigration and the Quest for Statehood, 1880-1912,” Southwest Labor Studies Association, May 2010.

2010       Public Lecture, “Women Demanding Rights in Territorial New Mexico,” American Association of University Women Marin County Open House, May 2010.

2009      Poster Presentation, “Gendered Language in New Mexico Penitentiary Pardons, 1907-1910,” University of California–Santa Cruz Graduate Student Research Symposium, May 2009.

2009      Guest Lecture, “New Mexico’s Territorial Period,” Dr. Lisbeth Haas’ History of the Southwest Borderlands class, University of California–Santa Cruz, May 2009.

2009      Public Lecture, “Pardoning Breadwinners, Constructing Masculinities: Gender, Language, and Class in Territorial New Mexico Pardons,” Office of the State Historian Lecture Series, New Mexico State Records Center and Archives, March 2009. Available online at www.newmexicohistory.org/podcasts/sabrina_sanchez.mp3

2008      Invited Speaker, Chicano/Latino Research Center Mini-Grant Presentation, University of California–Santa Cruz, October 2008.

2008      Guest Lecture, “Gender and the Welfare State during the New Deal,” Dr. Matthew Lasar’s United States History, 1914-1945 class, University of California–Santa Cruz, May 2008.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 – present            Department Chair

2012 – present           Tenured Faculty

        Bellevue College, Department of History

Courses Taught:

  • U.S. History before 1800
  • U.S. History 1800 – 1900
  • U.S. History since 1900
  • History of Latin America
  • Ancient World History

2010 – 2012              Instructor

        South Texas College, Department of History

Courses Taught:

  • U.S. History Since 1877

Winter 2008             Graduate Teaching Fellow

        U.C. in D.C. program at the University of California, Washington D.C. Center

Assisted eighteen undergraduates in the completion of a twenty-five page thesis essay based upon original research conducted in Washington D.C.; prepared students for conference presentations.

2007, 2008, 2010   Research Assistant     (Summer 2007, Summer 2008, Winter 2010)

        Dr. Lisbeth Haas, University of California–Santa Cruz, History Department

Translated nineteenth-century Spanish-language primary source documents; copy-edited manuscript of nineteenth-century Luiseno Pablo Tac for publication; copy-edited manuscript footnotes; and compiled manuscript bibliography with End Notes software.

2006 – Present        Teaching Assistant

         University of California–Santa Cruz, History Department

Facilitated two seventy minute discussion sections each week throughout the quarter; prepared original discussion questions for undergraduates based upon assigned readings; assisted approximately fifty to sixty students in the research and writing of multiple research essays; graded midterms, essays, and final exams; and completed one narrative evaluation for each student.

Courses Taught:

  • HIST 125 California History, Dr. Lisbeth Haas
  • HIST 11 Religious Cultures in U.S. History, Dr. Marilyn Westerkamp
  • HIST 110 United States History: 1914-1945, Dr. Matthew Lasar
  • SOCS 194 Social Science Research Seminar, Dr. Danny Scheie
  • HIST 10 United States History to 1877, Dr. Marilyn Westerkamp
  • HIST 11 History of Latin America: Colonial, Dr. Maria Elena Diaz
  • HIST 164 History of Late-Medieval Italy, Dr. Cindy Polecritti
  • HIST 167 History of Imperial Spain, Dr. Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

2001                         Adult Literacy Tutor

           A.T.L.A.S. Adult Literacy Center, Fremont Union School District, California

PEDAGOGICAL TRAINING

2015                  Certificate of Completion, “Online Teaching Best Practices,” Bellevue College Faculty Commons Teaching Institute

2013 – 2014       Year-long Workshop Participant, “Educational Equity,” Bellevue College

Fall  2012           Workshop Participant, Faculty Commons Teaching Institute, Bellevue College

Fall  2012           Workshop Participant, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges “New Faculty Orientation”

Spring 2012      “Certification for Faculty Advising,” South Texas College

Fall 2010           “Certification for Web Enhancing,” South Texas College Office of Distance Education

2010 – 2011       Certificate of Completion, “Teaching and Learning Academy,” one year of workshops and training provided by the South Texas College Office of Professional Development

Fall 2007            Workshop Leader, “Getting Started as a Teaching Assistant,” at the New Teaching Assistant Orientation at the University of California–Santa Cruz, Supervisor: Ruth Harris-Barnett, Center for Teaching Excellence

2006 – 2007       Completed seven Teaching Assistant workshops led by the Center for Teaching Excellence: Course Design, Student Motivation, Effective Group Work, Active Learning Techniques, Increasing Student Participation, Developing a Teaching Philosophy, Giving Effective Feedback on Student Work

Fall 2005           Assisted in the development of the World History undergraduate syllabus “The United States and The World: A Globalized History Survey” with Department Colleagues for Dr. Edmund Burke, Center for World History, University of California–Santa Cruz. Syllabus Featured in Carl Guarneri, ed. Teaching American History in a Global Context (New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2008)

COLLEGE SERVICE

2015 – present    Chair, Department of History

2015 – present    Chair,  Library Advisory Committee, Bellevue College

2015                    Social Studies Content Expert, Bellevue College Adult Education High School Completion Program

2014 – present    Faculty Adviser, Rotoract Club, Bellevue College chapter

2014 – present    Faculty Adviser,  Helping Hands Volunteer Club, Bellevue College

2014 – present    Faculty Adviser, Amnesty International, Bellevue College chapter

2014                   Writer, Revised & Updated History Department General Education Learning Outcomes

2014                   Co-writer, History Department 5-Year Program Review Report

2014                   Curator, Women’s History Month Book Display, Bellevue College Library

2014                   Committee Member, English Department Hiring Committee, Bellevue College

2014                   BC Reads Book Selection Committee, Bellevue College

2013 – 2014        Workshop Leader, “Adjunct Hiring Support Workshop,” Bellevue College Faculty Commons

2013 – 2015        Social Science Division Representative, Bellevue College Faculty Assessment Coordinating Team

2013 – present    Committee Member, Bellevue College Social Science Adjunct Appreciation Day Committee

2012 – 2013        Committee Member, Bellevue College Advising Committee

2012 – present    Committee Member, Bellevue College Library and Media Services  Committee

2012 – present     Faculty Adviser, Bellevue College Environmental Club

2012 – present     Faculty Adviser, Bellevue College History Club

2012                     Workshop Participant, Faculty Commons Teaching Institute, Bellevue College

2012                     Workshop Participant, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges “New Faculty Orientation”

2011 – 2012          Chairperson organizing the South Texas College History Department’s Women’s History Month Celebrations for March 2012.  Events included the “International Women’s Day Resource Fair” featuring informational booths with representatives from local women’s advocacy organizations.

2007                     Workshop Leader, “Getting Started as a Teaching Assistant,” at the New Teaching Assistant Orientation at the University of California–Santa Cruz

2005 – 2006          History Department Representative for the Graduate Student Association of the University of California–Santa Cruz

2005 – 2006         Graduate Representative for the Council of Environmental Planning

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Phi Beta Kappa

American Association of University Women

Phi Alpha Theta

LANGUAGE & TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Online Teaching: Proficient and experienced teaching via Blackboard, Canvas, and WebCT

Spanish: Fluent in Reading, Writing, and Speaking

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