John Lear

Professor of History and Latin American Studies

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. History, University of California-Berkeley, 1993
  • M.A. History, University of California-Berkeley, 1986
  • B.A. History and Literature, Harvard University, 1982, Magna cum laude       

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Mexico, Chile, Cuba, post-independence Latin America. Comparative labor and urban history, cultural politics, gender and social movements
  • Current book project: “Representing Labor: Artists, Workers and Unions in Post-Revolutionary Mexico, 1920-1948

 

Graphic images by Mexican engraver José Guadalupe Posada, 1851-1913