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Amanda Taylor-Montoya

Dr. Amanda Taylor-Montoya

Dr. Amanda Taylor-Montoya
Assistant Professor



Born and raised in New Mexico, Amanda Taylor-Montoya completed her B.A. in History at the University of New Mexico before moving on to the University of Oklahoma for an M.A. and Ph.D. Her dissertation, “‘Under the Same Glorious Flag’: Land, Race, and Legitimacy in Territorial New Mexico,” explored the ways in which nuevomexicanos sought some measure of control over the terms of their incorporation into the United States after the Mexican War, focusing particularly on the strategies they employed to buttress their claims to the land and demand recognition of their rights as legitimate citizens of the United States. Dr. Taylor-Montoya’s broader teaching and research interests include race, gender, and identity in the U.S.–Mexico borderlands; the history of the American West; and nineteenth-century U.S. social and cultural history.

Dr. Taylor-Montoya joined the UTB faculty in 2009. She teaches courses in United States and Borderlands history.


Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
MA, University of Oklahoma
BA, University of New Mexico

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Classes Taught:

History 1301, 1302, 4350, 4390, 6300, 6303

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Office Hours - spring 2012

Tuesday & Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Office: MRCS 332
Phone: (956) 882-8896
Fax: (956) 882-8260

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