B.A., New School for Social Research, 1989
M.A., ibid., 1992
M.Phil., Columbia University, 1995
Ph.D., ibid., 2000
HIST 425: Women in Latin America
HIST 532: Modern Latin America
HIST 600/800: The History of Childhood and Youth
HIST 600/800: Crime and Punishment in Modern History
HIST 701/801: Digital History
HIST 797: Senior Colloquium: Citizenship and Inequality in the Americas
Latin America, history of science and medicine, women and gender, Atlantic history
Julia Rodriguez has taught at UNH since 1999. A native of New York City, she studied at the New School (sociology and historical studies) and Columbia University (history). At Columbia, she specialized in Latin American history and the history of science and medicine and took a minor field in feminist studies. At UNH, Rodriguez teaches courses on Latin American history, cultural history, and digital history.
Rodriguez is the author of Civilizing Argentina: Science, Medicine, and the Modern State (UNC Press, 2006), and has published articles in the American Historical Review, Isis, Science in Context, and the Hispanic American Historical Review. She is also editor of the open-source teaching website HOSLAC: History of Science in Latin America and the Caribbean (www.hoslac.org).
Rodriguez has been an ACLS Fellow, a fellow at the UNH Center for the Humanities, and a National Science Foundation CAREER awardee; her work has received awards from New England Council for Latin American Studies and the American Association for the History of Medicine. She was the Peggy Rockefeller Visiting Scholar at Harvard University in 2011-12.
Rodriguez's current research focuses on the history of social sciences in Latin America, Europe, and the Americas, with a focus on the origins of transnational Americanist anthropology.
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