Latin America, religious history, history of gestures, history of the body, wills and other notarial documents, trial (especially inquisition) records, and travel accounts.
Professor Brian Larkin is currently researching Eucharistic piety in the colonial Archdiocese of Mexico (c. 1550-1820).
After receiving his PhD, Professor Brian Larkin taught world history and Latin American history at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Currently, he teaches lower-division surveys of Latin American history and upper-division courses on colonial Mexico, modern Mexico, and religion in Latin America. He has led CSB/SJU semester-long study abroad programs to Nicaragua/Costa Rica and Guatemala.
Office: Richarda N8
Phone: 320 363 2719
Office Hours: By appointment
B.A: History, St. John's University (MN) 1992
M.A: Latin American History, University of Texas at Austin 1994
PhD: Latin American History, University of Texas at Austin 1999
HIST 121: Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas: From Indigenous Empires to Colonized Peoples
HIST 122: Revolution and Reform in Modern Latin America
HIST 321: Colonial Mexico
HIST 322: Modern Mexico
HIST 323/THEO 317: Religion in Latin America