|Title||History Department Chair, |
|Department||History Department, |
|Affiliations||Latin American & Latino Studies, |
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies,
Chicano Latino Research Center
|Office||537 Humanities 1|
|Office Hours||Winter 2017: Tues. 2:30-3:30, or appt.|
|Campus Mail Stop||Humanities Academic Services|
|1156 High Street|
Santa Cruz, CA
Mexico and Latin America; religion; race, ethnicity, and identity; political culture; history of time
Biography, Education and Training
Ph. D. University of California, San Diego
Honors, Awards and Grants
American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship, 2013-14
American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant, 2013-14
Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize, 2013
Thomas McGann Award (book prize), 2010
James Alexander Robertson Memorial Prize for best article, American Historical Association-Conference on Latin American History, 2007
National Endowment for the Humanities, Faculty Research Award, 2005-6
Rockefeller Foundation Fellow in American Indian Studies, The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, 2004-2005
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, The John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Providence, R.I., 2004
- A Flock Divided: Race, Religion, and Politics in Mexico, 1749-1857 (Duke University Press, 2010).
- Imperial Subjects: Race and Identity in Colonial Latin America, co-edited with Andrew Fisher (Duke University Press, 2009)
- "Anxiety and the Future at Mexican Independence," in Emotions and Daily Life in Colonial Mexico, eds. Sonya Lipsett-Rivera and Javier Villa-Flores (University of New Mexico Press, 2014): 198-220.
- "The History of Time in Colonial Latin America," History Compass 11, no. 1 (2013): 77-88.
- "The Supple Whip: Innovation and Tradition in Mexican Catholicism," American Historical Review 117, no. 5 (2012): 1373-1401.
- “El capital espiritual y la política local: la ciudad de México y curatos rurales en el México central,” in Religión, Política e Identidad en la Independencia de México, ed. Brian Connaughton (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, 2010).
- "The Orthodox Underworld of Colonial Mexico," Colonial Latin American Review 17, no. 2 (2008): 233-250.
- “Racial Identities and Their Interpreters in Colonial Latin America” (co-authored with Andrew Fisher) in Imperial Subjects: Race and Identity in Colonial Latin America, Matthew O’Hara and Andrew Fisher, eds. (Duke University Press, 2009): 1-34.
- “Miserables and Citizens: Indians, Legal Pluralism, and Religious Practice in Early Republican Mexico” in Religious Culture in Modern Mexico, ed. Martin Nesvig (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007): 14-34.
- “Stone, Mortar, and Memory: Church Construction and Communities in Late Colonial Mexico City” Hispanic American Historical Review 86:4 (2006): 647-680.
- “Politics and Piety: The Church in Colonial and Nineteenth-Century Mexico,” Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 17:1 (2001): 213-231.
Courses TaughtHIS 11B, Latin America: National Period
HIS 100, History Skills and Methods
HIS 134A, Colonial Mexico
HIS 134B, History of Mexico, 1850 to Present
HIS 190H, History of Time
HIS 190T, Latin America in the Cold War
HIS 204C, Colonialism, Nationalism and Race Research Seminar
HIS 280A, History Graduate Proseminar: Teaching Pedagogy