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- BA - History, St. John’s University (MN) 1992
- MA - Latin American History, University of Texas at Austin 1994
- PhD - Latin American History, University of Texas at Austin 1999
Latin America, religious history, history of gestures, history of the body, wills and other notarial documents, trial (especially inquisition) records, and travel accounts.
After receiving my PhD, I taught world history and Latin American history at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Currently, I teach lower-division surveys of Latin American history and upper-division courses on colonial Mexico, modern Mexico, and religion in Latin America. I have led CSB/SJU semester-long study abroad programs to Nicaragua/Costa Rica and Guatemala.
The Very Nature of God: Baroque Catholicism and Religious Reform in Bourbon Mexico City
(Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2010).