Theses and Dissertations - UTB/UTPA

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Rob E. Johnson

Second Advisor

Dr. Douglas LaPrade

Third Advisor

Dr. Dora Ramirez-Dhoore


This thesis aims at providing scholars with a personal and intimate look at the professional and private life of Américo Paredes, an individual whose dedication and passion for his culture and people led him to become a renowned figure in Chicano scholarship and beyond.

The audience will acquire a deeper knowledge of who Paredes was through this thesis which will delve into the different but important marking points of his professional and private life. In the end, it is this author's desire that readers gain a broader perspective of who Américo Paredes was and what he meant for this Border culture.


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Granting Institution

University of Texas-Pan American