Francisco Beltran

VAP 2019-2020
Building: Science
Room Number: 223
Office Hours: 
Monday: 12:45 pm-1:45 pm
Wednesday: 12:45 pm-1:45 pm


I am a U.S. historian that specializes in Chicana/o and Latina/o history, race and ethnicity, immigration, and borderlands. I also teach Latin American history. I was born and raised in San Diego, California. When I am not teaching or writing, I enjoy watching baseball and soccer.



· Ph.D., History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2019

· M.A., History, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014

· B.A., History, University of California, San Diego, 2011

· A.A., Chicana/o Studies, San Diego City College, 2009


Teaching and Research Interests

· Chicana/o and Latina/o History

· Comparative Race and Ethnicity

· Immigration and Borderlands

· United States History

· Latin American History


Courses – Undergraduate

  • U.S. History Since Reconstruction
  • Race and Ethnicity in U.S. History Since 1890
  • History of Latinas/os/x in the U.S. 


· Paul Spickard, Francisco Beltrán, and Laura Hooton, Almost All Aliens: Immigration, Race, and Colonialism in American History and Identity, 2nd ed. (under contract with Routledge)