Welcome to The Department of Mexican American Studies

The Department of Mexican American Studies is committed to contemporary applied public policy research on Mexican Americans. As the leading public policy research center addressing issues of concern to this minority group in Arizona, the Department works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state and the nation.

Department News

Event at UA Will Support Scholarship Fund, Promote Health Awareness April 18th  Run / Walk to Commemorate Life and Work of Consuelo I. Aguilar   On Saturday, April 18th, a Run /Walk will take place starting at 4:00 pm for registration at the University of Arizona Mall.  Funds raised will support... read more
It is with the deepest regret that the Department of Mexican American Studies would like to inform the community that our beloved Department Head, Dr. Richard Ruiz passed away Friday, February 6th, 2015.   We are understandably sad, and our hearts are with the Ruiz family and many friends. However... read more