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History educator , Education administrator

Jesus Mendez, American history educator, education administrator. Recipient Travel Research grant National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988, 98, Research grant Rockefeller Archive Center, 1984, Fulbright Research grant United States Information Agency, 1983, Dissertation Research grant Organization American States, 1977-1978, grantee Kettering Foundation, 1997, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1998.

Background

Mendez, Jesus was born on October 3, 1951 in Havana, Cuba. Came to the United States, 1960. Son of Jesus Mendez and Maria (del Carmen) Gonzalez.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Miami, 1972. Master of Arts, University Miami, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1980.

Career

Teaching assistant, University Texas, Austin, 1974-1980;lecturer, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1981;assistant professor of history, Barry U., Miami Shores, Florida, 1981-1987;associate professor of history, Barry U., Miami Shores, Florida, since 1987;department chairman, Barry U., Miami Shores, Florida, 1989-1993;assistant dean, Barry U., Miami Shores, Florida, since 1993. Textbook consultant Glencoe Public, Westerville, Ohio, 1991-1992, 95-96.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Advisor Dade Heritage Trust, Dade County, Miami, 1995-1997. Board directors Fulbright Association, Washington. Member Southeastern Council Latin American Studies, Florida History Association, Miami Council for International Visitors, Fulbright Association (president south Florida chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: literature on classic ocean liners.

Connections

father:
Jesus Mendez Gonzalez

mother:
Maria (del Carmen) Gonzalez