Laura Dominguez


Laura Dominguez is a public historian and doctoral candidate in the history department at the University of Southern California, where she studies race, heritage, and place-making in the American West. Born and raised in Southern California, she holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a master’s degree from USC. Laura is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, and her writing has appeared in the Western Historical Quarterly, Journal of American History, California History, and Lost L.A. She is also a founding board member of Latinos in Heritage Conservation.