History Program

Joshua Goode, Chair of History

Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and History


Joshua Goode

Contact Information

Blaisdell House, #5
143 East 10th Street
(909) 607-7430

Spring 2014 Office Hours

Mondays, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm;
Thursdays, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm;
and by appointment.


Ph.D., History, University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., History, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., History, Wesleyan University

Research Interests

  • Modern Spain
  • Modern Europe
  • History of race
  • History of science
  • Cultural history
  • Comparative history
  • Immigration
  • Memory
  • Museum History and Theory

Teaching Fields

  • 19th and 20th century Europe
  • Cultural history
  • Genocide and racial thought
  • Museums and commemoration

Current Project(s)

Images of the Holocaust in contemporary Spain.

Historical roots of responses to immigration in contemporary Europe.

Selected Publications

Impurity of Blood: Defining Race in Spain, 1870-1930.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009.

"Race, Crime and Criminal Justice in Spain," in Race, Crime and Criminal Justice: International Perspectives, ed. Anita Kalunta-Crumpton.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010.

"Does Past Convivencia Promise Future Tolerance?: Contemporary Spanish Attitudes toward Immigration," in Social History, forthcoming.

"Corrupting a Good Mix: The Use of Race to Explain Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Spain," European History Quarterly 35, no. 2 (April 2005): 241-65.

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