Benavides, Alfredo H. 2015-10-06

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This is the second in a series of interviews featuring Alfredo Benavides. In this interview, Benavides recounts his doctoral research, his employment at different universities, and programs/initiatives he set up in those universities to benefit the Chicano community.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alfredo H. Benavides

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: October 6, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:59:00 (1 hour, 59 minutes)


Doctoral research over the Chicano community in Muskegon, Michigan; Research and reasoning behind Chicano children dropping out of school; Serving on the Spanish Speaking Peoples’ Commission; Creating a study abroad in the Yucatan program at Iowa State; Moving to Arizona State University; Important initiatives that he wanted for Arizona State; Difference between the University Hispanic Convocation at ASU and TTU; Political landscape at ASU; His daughter and her studies at the University of Arizona

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

Related Interviews: Benavides, Alfredo H. 2015-09-28

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