Department of History

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  • Mark Wasserman
  • Professor Emeritus of History
  • Degree: Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1975
  • Rutgers : At Rutgers from 1978-2017
  • Email: wasserm@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • History of Modern Mexico

COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT

  • 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

PUBLICATIONS

  • 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, 1854-1940 (2015)

Upcoming Events

Thu Sep 23 @12:00PM - 01:30PM
Slavery + Freedom Studies Working Group: A Virtual Book Talk w/ Jessica Marie Johnson
Tue Sep 28 @11:00AM - 01:00PM
Elaine LaFay: RCHA Seminar
Fri Oct 01 @ 9:30AM - 02:00PM
Allen Howard: High School Teachers Institute
Tue Oct 05 @11:00AM - 01:00PM
Jennifer Trowbridge: RCHA Seminar
Wed Oct 06 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Faculty Meeting
Wed Oct 06 @ 1:10PM - 04:10PM
Akeel Bilgrami: Center for Cultural Analysis

General Inquiries

Live Chat Hours

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • 9:00am-12:30pm
  • 1:30pm-4:00pm

 

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