Rita Marie Velasco

About Rita Marie Velasco

Rita Velasco is an MA student specializing in the history of modern Mexico. Her research focuses on post-revolutionary Mexico and the US/Mexico border region through a study of Fiestas Patrias celebrated on both sides of the poltical boundary. 

Areas of Study

  • Mexico and Latin America
  • Borderlands
  • Nationalism
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Contact Information

Rita Marie Velasco
Graduate Student, HGA Secretary 2018-2019
Office: Chavez 422
Office Hours: Mondays 12:00-2:00 or by appointment


B.A. in History from the University of Oklahoma 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Us

Department of History
César E. Chávez Bldg.
Main Office, Room 415 
1110 James E. Rogers Way
Tucson, AZ 85721

Email: history@email.arizona.edu
Tel: (520) 621-1586
Fax: (520) 621-2422