History Department

Judith Raftery


Dr. Raftery is completing a monograph focusing on U.S. nation building in the Philippines from 1898 to 1940.


Professor Raftery is the author of Land of Fair Promise: Politics and Reform in Los Angeles Schools, 1885-1941 (Stanford University Press, 1992). Her articles have appeared in scholarly anthologies and the History of Education Quarterly, California History, and Illinois Historical Journal. In addition to numerous encyclopedia entries, she has published book reviews in the Journal of American History, Pacific Historical Review, Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Western History Quarterly, and History of Education Quarterly.

Judith Raftery