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.
Ph.D., History, Columbia University
M.A., Sociology, The New School
M.Phil., Columbia University
B.A., Liberal Arts&Sci/Liberal Study, The New School
History of science and medicine
Women and gender
HIST 425: Foreign Cultures/Women Latn Am
HIST 440D: Honors/Citizens and Persons
HIST 498: Expl/History of Childhood
HIST 500: Intro to Historical Thinking
HIST 532: Honors/Modern Latin America
HIST 632/832: Top/20+21st Cent Latin Amer
HIST 690/890: Sem/Digital History Methods
HIST 695: Independent Study
HIST 797: Colloquium/Children&Youth Hist
HIST 970: Grad Seminar Teaching History
Rodriguez, J. E. (2022). Deep History and the Pitfalls of Periodization. INTERVENTIONS-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES, 24(2), 161-180. doi:10.1080/1369801X.2021.1972825
Rodriguez, J. E. (2014). South Atlantic Crossings.. In Beyond Imported Magic Essays on Science, Technology, and Society in Latin America. MIT Press.
Rodriguez, J. (2006). Civilizing Argentina Science, Medicine, and the Modern State. Univ of North Carolina Press.
Rodriguez, J. (2004). South Atlantic Crossings: Fingerprints, Science, and the State in Turn-of-the-Century Argentina. The American Historical Review, 109(2), 387-416. doi:10.1086/530337
Rodriguez, J. (2018, October 31). Ethics in the Human Sciences of the Global South Roundtable. In History of Science Society. Seattle WA.
Rodriguez, J. (2018, July 15). Resurgent Racism Symposium, orgaizner and presenter. In International Congress of Americanists. Salamanca, Spain.
Rodriguez, J. (2019, April 15). Discussant. In Deep Historicities. Harvard University.