RICARDO GRISWOLD DEL CASTILLO PHD.
BOARD MEMBER & SECRETARY
Ricardo Griswold del Castillo is professor emeritus of Chicana and Chicano Studies at SDSU. He was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Santa Ana.. He attended UC Berkeley, and U.C.L.A and taught Chicano and U.S. History at SDSU for 36 years. Ricardo published a number of books including The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: A Legacy of Conflict (1990), La Familia: Chicano Families in the Urban Southwest, 1848 to the present (1984), The Los Angeles Barrio, 1850-1890: A Social History ( 1980), Cesar Chavez: A Triumph of Spirit (with Richard Garcia) (1995), and North to Aztlan: Mexican Americans in United States History (with Arnoldo De Leon), ( 1996) and was editor of Chicano San Diego: Cultural Space and the Struggle for Social Justice (2008) and World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights (2008). He is married and has six children and eight grand children.