Assistant Professor and Graduate Director
PhD 2012, UCLA
422N Minard Hall
Areas of Research Interest: Colonial Mexico; Nahua (Aztec) politics, society, and culture; the early modern Atlantic world; cross-cultural contact and exchange.
- With Amber Brian and Pablo García Loaeza, eds. and trans., The Native Conquistador: Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Account of the Conquest of New Spain, Latin American Originals (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, forthcoming).
- “Beyond the Burned Stake: The Rule of Don Antonio Pimentel Tlahuitoltzin in the City of Tetzcoco, 1540-1545,” in Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives. Eds. Jongsoo Lee and Galen Brokaw (Boulder, University of Colorado Press, 2014).
- “The Outsider: Don Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Tenuous Ties to the City of Tetzcoco.” Colonial Latin American Review 23, no. 1 (2014): 37-52.
"The Lords of Tetzcoco: The Transformation of Indigenous Rulership in Post-Conquest Central Mexico"
Honors and Fellowships:
National Endowment for the Humanities, Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant (2014-2017)
Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, Univ. of Iowa, Interdisciplinary Research Grant (2013)
Fulbright Commission Fellowship to Spain (2007-2008)
Mellon Institute in Spanish Paleography
Phi Beta Kappa
Introduction to Latin American History
Modern Latin America I & II
Cultures and Civilizations of the Pre-Modern World
Historical Research & Writing
Slavery in the Atlantic World