Chair, Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies
Ph.D., The University of Chicago
M.A., New York University
B.A., Princeton University
At Rutgers since 2005
B200 Lucy Stone Hall, Livingston Campus
El Salvador; Mexico; Guatemala; Caribbean; US Puerto Ricans and Lations
COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT
- History of Central American Revolutions
- US Latino History
- History of Mexico
- US Latino Labor History
- Latino New York
- Puerto Rican History
- History of Cuba
- Peasants and Workers in Latin America
- Central America and the Caribbean
- Latin American Workers, South and North
- The Caribbean in the Age of Revolution
- Latin America during the nineteenth Century
- State, Nation and Revolution in Central America
- To Rise in Darkness: Revolution, Repression, and Memory in El Salvador (Jeffrey Gould, Co-Author). Duke University Press. 2008.
- Landscapes of Struggle: Politics, Society, and Community in El Salvador (Co-editor Leigh Binford) University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
- An Agrarian Republic: Commercial Agriculture and the Politics of Peasant Communities in El Salvador, 1823-1914. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999.
- Identity and Struggle at the Margins of the Nation-State: The Laboring Peoples of Central America and the Hispanic Caribbean (co-editor Aviva Chomsky). Duke University Press, 1998.
BOOKS IN PROGRESS
- A history of Puerto Rican workers and work in New York City, 1918-1970
- Nineteenth-Century Peasants, Coffee and Mestizaje in Eastern Mexico