Department of History

Aldo Lauria-Santiago
Professor of Latino and Caribbean Studies and History
Degree: Ph.D., The University of Chicago
Additional Degree(s): M.A., New York University B.A., Princeton University
Rutgers : At Rutgers since 2005
Specialty: Modern Central American, Caribbean and US Latino/a History
Website: https://latcar.rutgers.edu/people/core-faculty/49-aldo-lauria-santiago
Email: mailto:alauria@lcs.rutgers.edu
Office: B200 Lucy Stone Hall, Livingston Campus
Phone: 848-445-0011

RESEARCH INTERESTS

El Salvador; Mexico; Guatemala; Caribbean; US Puerto Ricans and Lations

COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT

Undergraduate

  • 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

Graduate

  • 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

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

  • 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

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