Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae - Andres Tijerina

Postsecondary Education

University of Texas Austin

Doctor of Philosophy

Texas Tech University

Master of Arts

Teaching Experience

1. Austin Community College, Professor (Aug. 97 - present)

                Texas History, Mexican-American History, U.S. History Survey I & II     

                Asst. Dept. Chair and Program Director of Emeritus Professors Lecture Series, 2008-

2. Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Associate Professor (1990-Aug. 97):

                U.S. History Survey                             Latin American History                       Spain & New World (grad.)                Mexican-American History   Texas History (grad. and undergraduate)

3. University of Texas at San Antonio, Visiting Professor (1995-96):

                U.S. History Survey                             Tejano History                     Texas History

4. Austin Community College, Part-time Instructor (1975-76; 1996 summer): U.S. History Survey       

5. University of Texas, Austin, Assistant Instructor (1973-77):

                U.S. History Survey                             Chicano Ethnic Studies                       Readings in U.S. History

6. Texas Tech University, Assistant Instructor (1972-73): U.S. History Survey

Professional Publications


1.  Andrés Tijerina,  How to Pass History:  Basic Skills to Pass a College History Course (Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2011).

2. Andrés Tijerina, Tejano Empire: Life on the South Texas Ranchos (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1998).

3.  Andrés Tijerina, Tejanos and Texas Under the Mexican Flag, 1821-1836. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1994)

4.  Andrés Tijerina, A History of the Mexican-Americans in Lubbock (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1979)

5.  Editor, Human Services for Mexican-American Children (Austin: University of Texas Center for Social Work Research, 1978)



1.  Chapter “Foreigners in Their Native Land: The Violent Struggle between Anglos and Tejanos for Land Titles in South Texas during Reconstruction” in Kenneth W. Howell, Still the Arena of Civil War: Violence and Turmoil in Reconstruction Texas, 1865-1874University of North Texas Press, 2012.

2.  William E. Montgomery and  Andrés Tijerina,  Building a Democrat Nation:  A History of the United States (2 Vols., 2nd edition) Textbook (Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2011).

3.  Chapter “Rafael Antonio Manchola:  Tejano Soldier, Statesman, Ranchero” in Tejano Leadership in Mexico and Revolutionary Texas edited by Jesús de la Teja (Texas A&M University Press, 2010).

4.  Chapter:  “Constructing Tejano Memory,” in Lone Star Pasts:  Memory and History in Texas Edited by Gregg Cantrell and Elizabeth Hayes Turner  (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2007).

5.  Editor, "Historical Introduction" to El Mesquite:  A Novel by Elena Zamora O'Shea  (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2000).

6. Editor, E-Book "Tejano Ranches in Duval County" by Andrés Saenz (UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, 1999).


7.  Editor, Early Tejano Ranching in Duval County by Andrés Saenz (College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2000).

8.  Contributing Author for Encyclopedia of the United States-Mexico War, MacMillan Books, 1998.

9.  "The State of Coahuila y Tejas in 1824: A Governor’s View from Saltillo,"Southwestern Historical Quarterly, C:2 (Oct., 1996), Edited and Translated by Andrés Tijerina and David J. Weber.

10.  "Under the Mexican Flag," A Chapter in Tejano Journey. Edited by Gerald E. Poyo. Univ. of Texas Press, 1996.

11. Chapter, "The Mexican Heritage of Texas," Chapter in Preparing Teachers for Bilingual Education by O.A. Ballesteros (Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1978)

12. Vietnam War Memoirs in A War Remembered (Vol. XX) The Vietnam Experience (Boston Publishing Company, Time-Life Books, 1987)

13.   "Commentary: Relations between Texas and Mexico," Discovery University of Texas Institute of Latin American Studies (Fall,1981)



1. Book Reviews in Southwestern Historical Quarterly:

                Arnoldo De Leon, Los Angelenos  (Fall,1987)

                Timothy M. Matovina, Tejano Religion and Ethnicity (April,1996)

                Betty Colley, et. al., Tales of the Wild Horse Desert (January, 2003)

2. Book Reviews in American Historical Review:

                Gary Clayton Anderson, Conquest of Texas (December, 2006)

                 Robert H. Jackson, New Views of Borderlands History(June, 2000)

3.  Book Reviews in Western  Historical Quarterly

                 Arnoldo De Leon, ed., Tejano Epic (Winter, 2006)

                Raúl A. Ramos, Beyond the Alamo (Winter, 2009)

4. Book Review of Thomas T. Smith, The U.S. Army and the Texas Frontier Economy in Great Plains Research, V. 11, No. 2, 2001

5.  Book Review of Scholars and Personal Computers. George M. Kren and George Christakes in History