About

BENJAMIN C. MONTOYA earned his Ph.D. from the University of C_MG_2110olorado, Boulder in 2015. He studies U.S.-Mexican relations. His book, Risking Immeasurable Harm: Immigration Restriction and U.S.-Mexican Diplomatic Relations, 1924 to 1932, will be published by the University of Nebraska Press in April 2020. He has written several articles, book reviews, and was a co-editor of and contributor to Beyond 1917: American Legacies of the Great War, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. His next book project, An International History of US Immigration Policy, Identity and Building a Nation, will offer a series of case studies on different immigrant groups in order to demonstrate how U.S. immigration restriction effected U.S. foreign relations from the early twentieth century to the early twenty-first century. Benjamin is an Assistant Professor of History at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas, where he lives with his wife and two children.