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 2017 Courses:
History 380, "Modern Mexico"
meets MF 12:00-1:20, Wyatt 304
SSI1 123, "Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo: Lives of
Art and Politics"
meets MWF 10-10:50, Wyatt 201
Fall 2017 office hours to be determined.