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).
Fall 2016 Courses:
SSI1 112, "Salsa, Soccer, and Samba: Latin American Popular Culture,"
meets MWF 12:00 - 12:50
History 280, "Colonial Latin America,"
meets TTh 2:00 - 3:20
Fall 2016 office hours;
M, W, Th 10:30 - 11:30