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Chapter 10: Life After MCCCD--ASU and the Hispanic Research Center

The Hispanic Research Center works closely with other institutions and projects.  

 My high school class, who graduated in 1953, celebrated the 50th anniversary of our graduation in 2003, at the La Posada Hotel in Laredo.


My wife Carmen graduated from Ursuline Academy in Laredo, TX in 1955. Fifty years later, Carmen and her classmates celebrated the 50th anniversary of their graduation.

Our youngest son, Gerardo E. de los Santos, with two young women wearing traditional Peruvian clothes in July 2004.

Me and eldest son Patricio E. de los Santos in Peru, July 2004, in front of church built in the 16th century.

Me with two young women at the Guelaguetza Celebration, Oaxaca, Mexico, July 2004.

Me with my first cousin, Aldolfo "Fito" Rodríguez, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in July 2005 with the "Cerro de la Silla" in the background.

My first cousin, Aldolfo "Fito" Rodríguez, with the youngest brother of our maternal grandfather, Marcelo G. Hernández, in Villa de Mina, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, July 2005.

At the Arizona State University Hispanic Research Center

In my office at the ASU Hispanic Research Center with drawings by my sons, a photo of my hero César Chávez, and dissertations by some of my students.

My retirement from Arizona State University with Hispanic Research Center director Gary Francisco Keller, June 2019.


Staff members of the ASU Hispanic Research Center