Assistant Professor, History
(PhD, University of Chicago, 2008)
469 Decio Hall
Geographic focus: Mexico; Latin America.
Thematic interests: Modern Mexican history; student movements; youth culture; Latin American Revolutions; the Cold War.
Current research: My book manuscript examines the role competing powerbrokers played to quell growing student unrest and mediate youth conflict in Cold War Mexico. My new project will explore the concept of youth in Mexico and in Latin America during the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.
“Utopian Dreams: A History of Student Activism in Latin America,” ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America (Fall, 2012)
“Between Young Men and Mischievous Children: Youth, Transgression, and Protest in Late-Nineteenth Century Mexico,” in The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth 4, 1 (Winter 2011)
"Student Politics in Mexico at the Wake of the Cuban Revolution," in Robert Clarke et. al., eds., New World Coming: The Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness (Toronto/New York: Between the Lines & Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
"The (Forgotten) Sixties in Mexico." In The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture 1, 1 (May, 2008)