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Mike Amezcua

Assistant Professor of History and Urban Studies

Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities


Mike Amezcua is Assistant Professor of History and Urban Studies at New York University. 

Professor Amezcua's research and teaching interests include modern U.S. history and Latinx studies, along with urban, cultural, and political history. His work emphasizes race and immigration in the study of metropolitan landscapes, segregation, gentrification, and spatial contestation. His scholarship has been published in the Journal of American History, the Journal of Social History, and The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture

Prior to NYU, Amezcua was Assistant Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. He has earned numerous fellowships and awards including a University of California Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC San Diego in 2013-2014.

Selected Publications