Julie Weise, Department of History

Julie Weise, Department of History

Practice Areas: Race, Immigration, Latino Immigration, Migration, Identity, Immigration Policy

Julie Weise is an academic expert on immigration, Latino immigration, race and identity. At the University of Oregon, she is an associate professor of history. Her book, Corazon de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South looks at the history of Mexican immigration in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia and North Carolina. Julie can also talk about immigration policy. She served as a speechwriter and researcher in Mexican President Vicente Fox’s administration.

Contact: jweise@uoregon.edu | 541-346-4833 | @JulieWeise


Recent Media: 
Trump’s latest immigration restriction exposes a key contradiction in policy (The Washington Post, June 23, 2020)
Oregon immigration experts say Donald Trump’s executive order is little more than racial scapegoating (The Oregonian, April 23, 2020)
Historian’s grant will transform a podcast into a YouTube series (Around the O, March 2, 2020)
Quack Chats explores the U.S. role in Mexican immigration (Around the O, Oct. 18, 2019)
What will future historians say about President Trump's first 100 days? Here are 11 guesses (TIME, April 27, 2017)
How the Olympics helped lure Latinos to Atlanta (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 15, 2016)
Julie Weise: Blame California for Trump’s views on immigration (Ventura County Star, May 5, 2016)
Corazón de Dixie: The history of Mexican immigration to the south (North Carolina Public Radio, Dec. 10, 2015)
McCrory’s real legacy on Latino immigration (The News & Observer, Nov. 23, 2015)
A tale of two immigration politics in Maryland and Virginia (Aljazeera America, Nov. 3, 2014)
Residents uneasy about immigrant shift into suburbs (National Public Radio, Oct. 20, 2014)