BA, Harvard College, 1982
MA, PhD, University of California, -Berkeley, 1986, 1993
John Lear's research and teaching interests include Mexico, Chile, Cuba, post-independence Latin America, comparative labor and urban history, cultural politics, gender and social movements. Publications include Chile's Free-Market Miracle: A Second Look (1995) and Workers, Neighbors and Citizens: Revolution in Mexico City (2001). His newest book is Picturing the Proletariat: Artists and Labor in Revolutionary Mexico, 1908 - 1940 (January 2017).
Spring 2017 Courses:
History 281, "Modern Latin America"
meets TTh 11:00-1220, Wyatt 313
LAS 387, "Art in Latin America"
(with Linda Williams)
meets TTh 2-3:20, Wyatt 109
Spring 2017 office hours:
Monday and Wednesday, 10:00-11:30