Matt Hinojosa

Graduate Student

Matt Hinojosa (he/him) is a doctoral student in the Department of History at Princeton University specializing in race and ethnicity, with an emphasis on twentieth-century Chicano and Latino social movements. Hailing from San Antonio, Matt is a proud first-gen student and received an AA from Northwest Vista Community College, a dual BA in anthropology and Mexican American studies and an MA in history from the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research focuses on social movements and social unrest, community organization, and policing through the long civil rights era. Matt’s work has been supported by fellowships from the Mellon Humanities Pathways Program, the Mellon Just Futures Democratizing Racial Justice Project, the McNair Scholars Program, the National Council of La Raza, the Nau Scholars Program, and Princeton University. 

Year of Study
Third Year
Area of Interest
Anti-Mexican Violence
Borderlands History
Chicana/o History
Greater Mexico
Immigration & Migration
Race & Ethnicity
Social History
Home Department & Other Affiliations
American West
United States