Monica Muñoz Martinez wins 2021 MacArthur Grant

September 29, 2021

Monica Muñoz Martinez, Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow. During her time as a graduate student at Yale in 2007, Martinez co-founded the Public Humanities at Yale program and went on to receive her PhD in American Studies in 2012. The MacArthur Foundation praised Martinez for “bringing to light long-obscured cases of racial violence along the U.S.-Mexico border and their reverberations in the present” through her research and public humanities projects. Read the full award announcement here.