Department of History 1623 Washington Street
Juniata College Huntingdon, PA 16652
Huntingdon, PA 16652 814 643 3676
Telephone 814 641 3535 email@example.com
FAX 814 641 3185
EDUCATION Ph. D. University of Florida, August 1986
M. A. University of Florida, 1980
B. A. Grand Valley State Colleges, 1976
A. B. Western Kentucky University, 1975
Juniata College Professor, 2001-
Chair of History Department, 1993-1994; 2001 -
Director of International Programs, 1996-99;
Associate Professor, 1992-2001;
Assistant Professor, August 1989-May 1992
University of South Carolina Visiting Assistant Professor,
August 1988 to May 1989
Allegheny College Assistant Professor,
September 1987 to July 1988
Fort Hays State University Assistant Professor,
August 1986 to August 1987
HONORS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITIONS
“Summer Research Fellowship in Latin American Studies” from the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2007
Beachley Award for Distinguished Academic Service, Juniata College, 2007
My HS 116 “US History Since 1876” was selected as a “best practices” course by the Center for Educational Policy Research, 2006. This program is intended to serve as the foundation for the revision of the U. S. History Advanced Placement program.
Member, Council of Independent Colleges Seminar on “The Problem of Slavery Studies Today,” Summer 2002, Columbia University
Co-Chair, Section on the Social Studies of Medicine, Latin American Studies Association, 1998-2000
President, Gran Colombian Committee, Conference on Latin American History, 1991-1994, 1999-2001
Member, Pennsylvania Council on International Education Board of Directors, 1996-98
Member of NEH Institute on "The Contributions of the History of Medicine to Social History," June 1995, Columbia University
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 1995: "A History of Latin American Social Violence"
Juniata College Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994
N. E. H. Study Grant, 1992
N. E. H. Travel to Collections Grant, 1991
Tinker Research Grant, 1985
Fulbright Fellowship, 1983
Doherty Fellowship, Princeton University, 1983
Organization of American States Fellowship, 1983
Latin American Civilization
Latin American Colonial History
Modern Latin American History
Latin American Revolutions
1492: Contact, Conquest, and Consequences
Social Violence in Latin America
Slavery in the Americas
Contemporary Latin America (Economic development, political culture)
United States History to 1877
United States History since 1865
Contemporary United States History
International Studies: The Making of the Modern World System
International Studies: Politics and Cultures of Modernization
International Studies: Senior Seminar
The Social History of Medicine
Latin American Studies Association
Conference on Latin American History
Sigma Iota Rho, International Studies Honorary Society
RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
“Medicine on the Periphery: Public Health in Yucatán, Mexico, 1870-1950”
The Tale of Healer Miguel Perdomo Neira: Healing, Ideologies, and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Andes (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2001)
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); published as Artesanos y política en Bogotá, 1832-1919, trans. Isidro Vanegas (Bogotá: Ediciones Pensamiento Crítico, Editorial Circulo de Lectura Alternativa, 2006)
Santander y la opinión Angloamericana: Visión de viajeros y periódicos, 1821-1840, compiler (Bogotá: Fundación Francisco de Paula Santander, 1991)
Articles and Chapters
“Race and the Authorization of Biomedicine in Yucatán, Mexico,” forthcoming in Health and Medicine in the Circum-Caribbean, 1800-1968, ed. by Juanita De Barros, Steven Palmer, and David Wright, Routledge Press
“Miguel Perdomo Neira,” entry in the Dictionary of Medical Biography, ed. by W. F. Bynum and Helen Bynum, 5 vols. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007), Vol. 4, 998-99.
“Bogotazo de 1893, el rol de los Artesanos,” “Artesanado, Impacto de las reformas liberals México, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile,” “Peru: Ramón Castilla y la resistencia artesanal contra las reformas liberales,” forthcoming as entries in the five volume Latin American Political Repertory, ed. by Torcuato S. Di Tella and Patricia Chomnález, to be published by Editorial Emecé, in Argentina
“Artisans: Latin America,” forthcoming in the Encyclopedia of the Modern World, Peter N. Sterns, editor in chief, Oxford University Press.
"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"), Revista de Historia de América, No. 134 (Enero-Junio 2004), 165-83.
"Contending Medical Ideologies and State Formation: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Medical Pluralism in Contemporary Colombia," Bulletin of the History of Medicine (Winter 2003), 77: 900-26
"Andanzas de un curandero en Colombia durante la segunda mitad del siglo XIX,” Entre curanderos y médicos. Cultura y enfermedad en América Latina moderna, ed. by Diego Armus (Buenos Aires: Grupo Editorial Norma, 2002), 71-103.
“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.
“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, Bogotá, Colombia, 1870-1930," in The Condition of the City, ed. by Ronn F. Pineo and James Baer (San Francisco: Westview Press, 1998), 1-29.
“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.
"Colombia: Since Independence," major entry in Encyclopedia of Latin American History, ed. by Barbara Tenenbaum (New York: Scribners, 1995); forthcoming in 2007 in a revised and updated edition
"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 Lecturas Dominicales, El Tiempo, March 29, 1992, 9-11.
"Artisans and Latin American Labor History," Latin American Labor News, No. 4 (1991), 5-10.
"José Leocadio Camacho: Artisan, Editor, and Political Activist," in The Human Tradition in Latin America: The Nineteenth Century, ed. by Judith Ewell and William H. Beezley (Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources Inc., 1989), 269-79.
"The 1893 bogotazo: Artisans and Public Violence in Late Nineteenth Century Bogotá," Journal of Latin American Studies, 21 (May 1989), 267-82. Reprinted in translation in Revuelta en las ciudades: Políticas populares en América Latina (Mexico City: Biblioteca de signos, 2004), 167-88. Reprinted in Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America, 1765-1910, ed. by Sylvia Marina Arrom and Servando Ortoll with a conclusion by Charles Tilly (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1996), 137-54.
" 'La teoría i la realidad': The Democratic Society of Artisans of Bogotá 1847-1854," Hispanic American Historical Review, 67:4 (November 1987), 611-30. 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 Florida, Gainesville, 1870-1900," Florida Historical Quarterly, 63:4 (April 1984), 434-44.
"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 (6), The Americas (6), Estudios Colombianos, Ethnohistory, Inter-American Review of Bibliography, Journal of Urban History, Journal of Social History, and Florida Anthropologist. Abstractor for ABC-CLIO, 1987 to 1996.
“Multiple Colonizations: Public Health, State Formation, and the Yucatec Maya,” presented at “Crossing Colonial Historiographies: Histories of Colonial and Indigenous Medicines in Transnational Perspectives,” Oxford University, September 15, 2008
“Pencils and PCs: The Pleasures and Pains of Archival Research,” Bookends Lecture, Juniata College, September 10, 2008
“Public Health in the Henequen Zone,” presented to the Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies, Flagstaff Arizona, April 11, 2008
“A Guide to Reading Images as Cultural Documents,” presented to the Language in Motion Culture Teaching Workshop, Juniata College, August 7, 2008
“Wisdom from the Sages,” Convocation Address, Juniata College, August 27, 2007
“International Studies Senior Seminar: How to Meld Study Abroad and Academic Programs,” presented to the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Council for International Education, September 29, 2006, Pittsburgh, PA
“What Happened in 1492? The Political and Cultural Uses of History,” presented to the Language in Motion Culture Teaching Workshop, Juniata College, August 11, 2006
“The Development of Public Health Services in Yucatán, Mexico, 1891-1944,” presented to the Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science, San Antonio, Texas, February 24, 2006
Led session on “Reverse Culture Shock,” with Kati Csoman at the PLUS Program Enrichment Seminar, Washington DC, Saturday, January 28, 2006, January 27, 2007, February 1, 2008
“Regional Autonomy and Revolutionary Centralization: An Agenda for Researching Medical Institutions in the Twentieth-Century Yucatán,” presented to the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies, March 12, 2004
“Medical Contention in Nineteenth-Century Bogotá: A Many Faceted Conundrum,” invited paper at workshop on “Plants, Medicine, & Power: Emerging Social and Medical Relations,” jointly sponsored by UC San Francisco and Berkeley, March 14, 2003.
“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 Professor,” Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University, February 29, 2000
“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, Quito, Ecuador, July 1997
“Bogotá,” presentation to roundtable on Latin American urban history, Conference on Latin American History Annual Meeting, New York, January 1997.
"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, Bucknell University, March 1996.
"Medical Systems and Social Conflict: Healing, Culture, and Power in Nineteenth-Century Colombia," delivered to the Center for the Study of Science in Society, Virginia Technological University, November 1995.
"Political Impulses: Popular Participation in Formal and Informal Politics, Bogotá, Colombia, 1870-1930," 1995 Meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, Washington, D. C.
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 American History, Chicago, Illinois, January 1995
"Miguel Perdomo Neira: Healing, Culture, and Power in the Nineteenth Century Andes," Southern Historical Association, Louisville, Kentucky, November 1994
"State and Society in Colombia: The Role of Artisans," Annual Convention of the Middle Atlantic Conference of Latin American Studies, State College, PA, April 1993.
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 Indies"; "Tenochtitlan: ' . . . we did not know what to say' "; "Las Casas and the Struggle for Justice in the Americas"; and "Encounter at Cajamarca," Juniata College, Fall 1992.
"Europe and the Americas, 1492-1992: The American Perspective," keynote address to Central Pennsylvania Collaborative for International Education, Huntingdon, PA, October 1992.
"Teaching the United States History Survey," with David C. Hsiung, Twenty-sixth Annual Duquesne History Forum, Pittsburgh, PA October 1992.
"Rethinking the Role of Artisans in Latin American Labor Studies," Latin American Studies Association, XVII annual meeting, Los Angeles, California, September 1992.
Comment, "War, Industry, and Labor in 20th Century America," 25th Annual Duquesne History Forum, Pittsburgh, PA, October 1991.
"The Establishment of Economic, Social, and Cultural Norms in Mature Colonial Societies: A Criticism of the Frontier Thesis in Colombian History," Ohio Academy of History, April 1991.
"Cultural Contact and Economic Integration in Mature Colonial Societies: The Colombian Example," 24th Annual Duquesne History Forum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 1990.
"La Caja de Ahorros de Bogotá, 1845-63: Credit, Development, and Savings in Early National Colombia," Latin American Studies Association, XV International Congress, Miami, Florida, December 1989.
"Artisans, Socioeconomic Change, and Partisan Politics: The First 100 Years of Colombian Labor History" American Historical Association annual meeting, Cincinnati, December 1988.
"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 Bogotá, Colombia, 1866-68," Kansas History Teachers Association, Emporia, Kansas, March 1987.
"Collective Violence in Late Nineteenth Century Bogotá: Some Incidents and Implications," Missouri Valley History Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, March 1987.
"Crowd Violence in Nineteenth Century Bogotá: Artisans and the 1893 bogotazo," Social Science History Association, Chicago, November 1985.
"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.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Reader for NEH Research Awards, Summer 2006
Advanced Placement Test Evaluator, 2006
AP grader, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Pre-screener, Central Fellowship Program, ACLS, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Member of dissertation committee of Ms. Diana Obregón Torres, a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1996.
Reader for National Research Council and the United States Agency for International Development University Development Linkages Program, 1991, 1992.
Co-editor, El Eco de los Andes, a newsletter for the Gran Colombian Committee of the Conference on Latin American History. 1990 - 1994
Research in United States archives for the Fundación Francisco de Paula Santander, an agency formed by the Colombian government to gather historical materials relating to the life of Santander. 1987-90.
Editorial Assistant, Hispanic American Historical Review, 1982-83, 1985-85
Reader for article manuscripts for Hispanic American Historical Review (5), The Americas (2).
INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE (JUNIATA COLLEGE)
Member, Middle States Task Force on Internationalization, 2002
Chair, International Studies Program, 1999 – 2001
Member of Editorial Board, Juniata Voices, 2001 - 2006
Director of International Programs, 1996-99
Chair, History Department 1993-1994, 2001 -
International Education Committee, 1994-99
Working Group on Internationalizing Juniata College, 1993
Chair, Academic Planning and Assessment Committee, 1992-93
Member, Personnel Evaluation Committee, 2005-2006
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, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2004-0
Member of Anthropology Search Committee, 1990, 1996, 1997
Member of Religion Search Committee, 2004-04
Updated January 2009