Spatial Legacies in the Borderlands: U.S. Colonization of Northwestern Mexico, 1863-1930s

Cristina Urias earned a Ph.D. in  History from the University of Arizona in July 2022, an M.A. in Historic Preservation, and a B.A. in Architecture in Mexico. Currently, she is an Assistant professor of history at Arkansas State University—CQ. Her historical research focuses on the social and cultural history of the U.S. colonies established in Northwestern Mexico during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, with a special emphasis on migratory routes and changes in the built environment. In addition, her study interests include US-Mexico relations in the border region, historic preservation, and public history.