WSU-faculty authored book about Wichita Mexican Americans wins international book prize

The book “Mexican Americans in Wichita’s North End” was recognized as the 2022 Best History Book at the International Latino Book Awards Aug. 20 which took place in Los Angeles The book documents the history of the Mexican American community in the Wichitan neighborhood known as the North End or El Pueblo.

The book was authored by Wichita State professors Dr. Jay Price, Department of History professor and chair, and Dr. Enrique Navarro, Latin American and LatinX Studies certificate coordinator and associate professor of Spanish, and Anita Mendoza, WSU alumna and community leader.