Jeronima Echeverria


Jeronima Echeverria is Associate Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor of History at California State University, Fresno. Among her fondest childhood memories are the southern California sheep ranch where she grew up, the Spanish Basque parents who raised her there, and the ethnic boardinghouses she visited with her family on Sundays and special occasion; In these settings, she developed an early appreciation of, and curiosity about, Basques, their ostatuak (boardinghouses), and their immigration to America.
Topic : Discussion of the phenomenon of Basque boardinghouses, her research on the topic and her book Home Away From Home.