Professor of History
Lewis and Clark College
Elliott Young is professor of Latin American and Borderlands history at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. In 2003, he co-founded the Tepoztlán Institute for Transnational History of the Americas. His most recent book Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas, the Coolie Era to WWII (University of North Carolina Press, 2014) is a transnational history exploring the construction of the idea of the “illegal alien” throughout the Americas.