FACULTY

As division faculty, we hold advanced degrees in our respective disciplines. We are actively engaged in our professions, presenting at conferences across the country and around the world. Our scholarship appears in respected journals and publications.

David Burden; MA, PhD Assoc Prof; History david.burden@indwes.edu Department - Social Science Division Division - Social Sciences

Biography

Dissertation: “La Idea Salvadora: Immigration and Colonization Politics in Mexico, 1821-1857.”

Major Field: European History
Minor Field: Latin American History
Research Project: “Professional Mexicanization: Manuel Gamio and the Politics of Acculturation.”

Majors: History, International Studies, Spanish.

Interests

Dr. Burden's investigations examine how immigration figured in Mexican political, social, religious and economic discourse during the nineteenth century. The project provides a broad examination of the intense debate surrounding such topics as border security, national identity, racial identity and religious toleration in the evolution of the Mexican state.