Milo M. Alvarez was born in East Los Angeles, California and raised in Alhambra. He earned a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in History, with a minor in Chicano Studies, and an M.A. in History from University of California, Riverside, with an emphasis is United States and Native American History. Currently, he is a Doctoral Candidate in U.S. and Mexican American History at UCLA.
Prior to his arrival at LBCC, Professor Alvarez was an Assistant Professor of History for five years at Bard College and a Professor of History for two years at the College of Southern Nevada. Over the years, he has taught courses in Chicano History, Native American History, Mexican History, Latin American History, Women’s History, and U.S. History.