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B. A. Grand Valley State Colleges, 1976
Associate Professor, 1992-2001;
Chair of History Department, 1993-1994; 2001 -
Assistant Professor, August 1989-May 1992
Director of International Programs, 1996-99;
August 1988 to May 1989
September 1987 to July 1988
August 1986 to August 1987
- President, Gran Colombian Committee, Conference on Latin American History, 1991-1994, 1999-2001
of NEH Institute on "The Contributions of the History of Medicine to
Social History," June 1995,
- American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 1995: "A History of Latin American Social Violence"
- Who's Who in the East, listed 1994
- N. E. H. Study Grant, 1992
- N. E. H. Travel to Collections Grant, 1991
- Tinker Research Grant, 1985
- Fulbright Fellowship, 1983
- Organization of American States Fellowship, 1983
Latin American Civilization
Latin American Colonial History
Modern Latin American History
Latin American Revolutions
Aztecs, Incas, Maya, and Spaniards: Early American History
1492: Contact, Conquest, and Consequences
Social Violence in
International Studies: The Making of the Modern World System
International Studies: Politics and Cultures of Modernization
Western Civilization Since 1750
Social Science Interdisciplinary Core Courses; on "Work" and on "The City"
The Social History of Medicine
American Historical Association
Latin American Studies Association
Conference on Latin American History
RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
"A History of Social Violence in
The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira: Healing,
Ideologies, and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Andes (
Contact, Conquest, and Consequences: A Lecture Series in Commemoration of the Quincentennial of 1492 (Huntingdon, PA: Juniata College, 1993)
The Early Colombian Labor Movement:Artisans and Politics in Bogotá, 1832-1919 (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992)
Santander y la opinión Angloamericana: Visión de viajeros y periódicos, 1821-1840, compiler (Bogotá: Fundación Francisco de Paula Santander, 1991)
“Colombia,” encyclopedia entry for Open Society Institute, forthcoming.
“La lucha política-laboral: Artesanos, industriales y obreros en Bogotá, 1904-1919,” trans. by Isidro Vanegas, forthcoming in a book on socialism and the labor movement in early twentieth century Colombia.
"The Mirror of Public Opinion: The Image of Simón Bolívar in the United States Press, 1825-1831" ("El Espejo de la opinión pública: La imagen de bolívar en la prensa de los Estados Unidos"), forthcoming in Simón Bolívar y los Estados Unidos, ed. by David Bushnell.
“Recent Perspectives on the Latin American City,” Journal of Urban History, 24:6 (September 1998), 764-767.
"Repertoires of Contention in Urban Colombia, 1760s - 1940s: A Preliminary Inquiry into Latin American Social Violence," Journal of Urban History, guest editors, Diego Armus and John Lear, 24:3 (March 1998), 302-336.
"Political Impulses: Popular
Participation in Formal and Informal Politics,
“Miquel Perdomo Neira: Healing, Culture, and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Andes,” Anuario Colombiano de Historia Social y de la Cultura, No. 24, 1997, 167-188.
"Artisans and Tariff Reform: The Sociopolitical Consequences of Liberalism in Early Republican Spanish America," in Liberals, Politics, and Power: State Formation in Nineteenth-Century Latin America, ed. by Vincent Peloso and Barbara Tenenbaum (Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1996), 166-185.
"Débora Arango, Barrancabermeja, Buenaventura, Cauca River, Rufino José Cuervo, Democratic Society of Artisans, Santiago M. Eder, Gólgotas, Independent Republics, Lorenzo María Lleras, Ambrosio López, José María Melo, Miguel Samper, Siete de Marzo, Union Society of Artisans," minor entries in Encyclopedia of Latin American History, ed. by Barbara Tenenbaum (New York: Scribners, 1995)
"La Caja de Ahorros de Bogotá, 1846-1865: Artisans, Credit, Development, and Savings in Early National Colombia," Hispanic American Historical Review, 73:4 (November 1993), 615-38. Republished as “La Caja de Ahorros de Bogotá, 1846-1865,” in Colombia en el Siglo XIX, ed. by Michael LaRosa, Germán Mejia, and Mauricio Nieto Orlarte, trans. by Juan Pablo Lombana (Bogotá: Planeta, S. A., 1999), 217-50.
"Santander en los Estados Unidos," Credencial Historia, No. 3 (April 1992), 4-7, co-authored with David Bushnell. Also published as "Bolivarismo y santanderismo en Estados Unidos" in the Lecturas Dominicales, El Tiempo, March 29, 1992, 9-11.
"Artisans and Latin American Labor History," Latin American Labor News, No. 4 (1991), 5-10.
Camacho: Artisan, Editor, and Political Activist," in The
Human Tradition in
"The 1893 bogotazo: Artisans and Public Violence in Late
Nineteenth Century Bogotá," Journal of Latin American Studies, 21
(May 1989), 267-82. Forthcoming in translation in Algaradas,
motines y tumultos: La política popular
" 'La teoría i la realidad': The Democratic Society of Artisans of Bogotá 1847-1854," Hispanic American Historical Review, 67:4 (November 1987), 611-30. Re-published as “La Sociedad Democrática de Artesanos de Bogotá,” in Colombia en el Siglo XIX, ed. by Michael LaRosa, Germán Mejia, and Mauricio Nieto Orlarte, trans. by Juan Pablo Lombana (Bogotá: Planeta, S. A., 1999), 189-216.
"Las bases sociales para las movilizaciones de obreros en Bogotá: 1866-1912," in Ensayos de literatura colombiana, comp. by Raymond Williams (Bogotá: Plaza y Janes, 1985), 275-83.
"The Racial Division of
Labor in Postbellum
"Agentes diplomáticos de los Estados Unidos y el golpe de Melo," Anuario Colombiano de Historia Social y de la Cultura, No. 12 (1984), 5-13.
"Bogotá’s Society of Artisans and the Era of Liberal Reform," Latinamericanist, 16:2 (April 1980), 1-3.
Book reviews in Hispanic American Historical Review (6), Southern Historian, SELA (2), American Historical Review (3), The Americas, Estudios Colombianos, Inter-American Review of Bibliography, Journal of Urban History, Journal of Social History, and Florida Anthropologist. Abstractor for ABC-CLIO, 1987 to 1996.
“Miguel Perdomo Neira: The Ideologies and Practices of a Nineteenth Century Empírico,” presented at a conference on “Practices of Healing in Modern Latin America and Spain,” New York University, April 2001
“Scientific Medicine, State Formation, and the Development of Medical Pluralism in Colombia,” presented to the joint meeting of the Conference on Latin American History and the American Historical Association, Boston, January 2001
“Disease, Public Health and Identity in Latin America,” Commentator on panel at the 22nd Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, Miami, FL March 2000
Invited presenter, “So You Want to be A
“Twentieth Century Colombia: Bananas, Bosses and Business,” commentator on panel and the Annual Conference on Latin American History meeting, Chicago, IL January 2000
“The Socio-ideological Dimensions of
Nineteenth Century Andean Medical Systems: The Case of Miguel Perdomo Neira,”
presented at 49th Congreso de Americanistas,
presentation to roundtable on Latin American urban history, Conference on Latin
American History Annual Meeting,
"Medicina y poder ideológica el el siglo XIX: El caso de Miguel Perdomo," Universidad Nacional de Colombia, June, 1996.
"Patterns of Popular
Protests and Working Class Politics in Bogotá," XVII Annual Conference of
the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies,
"Medical Systems and Social
Conflict: Healing, Culture, and Power in Nineteenth-Century Colombia,"
delivered to the Center for the Study of Science in Society,
Popular Participation in Formal and Informal Politics,
Commentator on four papers, "Electoral Participation in the Making of Spanish American Republics, 1830-1930," 1995 Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, Washington, D. C.
"Medical Systems and Social
Conflict: Healing, Ideology, and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Andes,"
1995 Annual Joint Meeting, American Historical Association/Conference of Latin
Neira: Healing, Culture, and Power in the Nineteenth
Century Andes," Southern Historical Association,
"State and Society in
Commentator on two papers on "Lawyers and Artisans: New Studies in Colombian history," CLAH/AHA meeting, December 1992, Washington D. C.
1492 lecture series: "Thinking
about Colombus"; "The Destruction of the
"Europe and the
"Teaching the United States
History Survey," with David C. Hsiung, Twenty-sixth Annual Duquesne
"Rethinking the Role of Artisans
in Latin American Labor Studies," Latin American Studies Association, XVII
Comment, "War, Industry, and Labor
in 20th Century
"The Establishment of Economic,
Social, and Cultural Norms in Mature Colonial Societies: A Criticism of the
Frontier Thesis in Colombian History,"
"Cultural Contact and Economic
Integration in Mature Colonial Societies: The Colombian Example," 24th
Annual Duquesne History Forum,
"La Caja de Ahorros de Bogotá,
1845-63: Credit, Development, and Savings in Early National Colombia,"
Latin American Studies Association, XV International Congress,
Socioeconomic Change, and Partisan Politics: The First 100 Years of Colombian
Labor History" American Historical Association annual meeting,
"Savana City and Valley Town: The Democratic Societies of Artisans of Bogotá and Cali, Colombia, 1847-54," Fifth Annual Latin American Labor History Conference, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 1988.
"Artisan Republicanism: The Union
Society of Artisans of
"Collective Violence in Late
Nineteenth Century Bogotá: Some Incidents and Implications,"
"Crowd Violence in
Nineteenth Century Bogotá: Artisans and the 1893 bogotazo,"
Social Science History Association,
"Political Objectives of Artisans in Late Nineteenth Century Bogotá," XXXII Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, March 1985.
"La clase obrera en los Estados Unidos y Colombia," Primer Seminario de Historia Comparada de los Estados Unidos y América Latina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, July 1984.
"Las bases sociales para las movilizaciones de obreros: Bogotá, 1866-1912," Primer Conferencia de Colombianistas Norteamericanos, Rio Negro, Colombia, June 1984.
"Black Labor Patterns in Gainesville, Florida, 1860-1900," Florida College History Teachers Conference, Stetson University, De Land, FL, March 1983.
Member of dissertation
committee of Ms. Diana Obregón Torres, a student
at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
National Research Council and the United States Agency for
Co-editor, El Eco de los
Editorial Assistant, Hispanic American Historical Review, 1982-83, 1985-85
Reader for article manuscripts for Hispanic American Historical Review (5), The Americas (1).
INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE (
Chair, International Studies Program, 1999 -
Director of International Programs, 1996-99
Chair, History Department 1993-1994
International Education Committee, 1994-99
Working Group on
Chair, Academic Planning and Assessment Committee, 1992-93
Member of Art History Search Committee, 1996
Member of Spanish Search Committee, 1992, 1996
Member of History Search Committee, 1990-91, 1996-97, 1998-99
Updated August 2001