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Front row: (L-R) Nancy Sinkoff, Paul Hanebrink, James Delbourgo, Rudy Bell, Paul Israel, Paul G. E. Clemens
2nd: Judith Surkis, Matt Matsuda, Carolyn Brown, Johanna Schoen, Walter Rucker, Marisa Fuentes, Bayo Holsey, Samantha Kelly, Toby C. Jones
3rd: Jackson Lears, Seth Koven, Gail Triner, Ann Fabian, Barbara M. Cooper, Temma Kaplan, Melissa Feinberg
Last: Louis Masur, Jamie Pietruska, Mark Wasserman, David Greenberg, Alastair Bellany, Steven Reinert, Deborah Gray White, Norman Markowitz, John W. Chambers, Virginia Yans, Leah DeVun, Camilla Townsend, Sarolta Takacs, Don Roden


ImageMark Wasserman

Professor Emeritus of History

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1975

At Rutgers from 1978-2017

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  • History of Modern Mexico


  • 508:362 History of Mexico
  • 508:264 Latin America and the United States
  • 508:262 Modern Latin America
  • 506:401 History Seminar: New Jersey and the Great Depression


  • Capitalists, Caciques, and Revolution: the Native Elite and Foreign Enterprise in Chihuahua, Mexico, 1854-1911 (1984)
  • Persistent Oligarchs: Elites and Politics in Chihuahua, Mexico, 1910-1940 (1993)
  • Everyday Life and Politics in Nineteenth Century Mexico: Men, Women, and War (2000)
  • Readings on Latin America and Its People (2010)
  • Latin America and Its People, Third Edition (2012)
  • The Mexican Revolution: A Brief History and Documents (2012)
  • "Pesos and Politics: Business, Elites, Foreigners, and Government in Mexico, 1848-1940," work in progress.

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