William García-Medina


William García-Medina

Contact Info

213 Bailey Hall
Lawrence
1440 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594

Biography

Garcia-Medina is an Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Kansas. His current dissertation is titled ”Making Black Public Humanities in South Florida: African Diaspora, Archives, and Public Histories”. In 2018, he obtained a graduate certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Kansas. In 2016, Garcia-Medina earned an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Teachers College–Columbia University in New York City with a focus on historical literacies in elementary schools. He also has an BA and MA in history from the University of Puerto Rico-Recinto de Río Piedras. Garcia-Medina has also been contributing to Latino Rebels since 2015 and has made appearances on Latino USA and NPR. He has also published peer reviewed articles via the University of Mississippi Press and Contexto International. He tweets from @afrolatinoed.