PhD, History, University of Florida, 2013
MA, History, University of Florida, 2009
BA, History, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 2007
Maria Angela Diaz is Assistant Professor of U.S. history. Her recent publications include “To Conquer the Coast: Pensacola, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Construction of American Imperialism, 1820-1848,” in Florida Historical Quarterly, and a forthcoming chapter in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power entitled “To Carry that Burden: The Texas Cart War and the Place of Mexican Laborers in the Southern Landscape, 1854-1857.” Her current book project is entitled Saving the Southern Empire: Territorial Expansion in the Gulf South and Latin America, 1845-1865.