I specialize in the history of Latin America with a particular focus on modern Mexico. Areas of interests are popular culture, nationalism, and immigration. I am also qualified to teach modern U.S. History and modern European History.
Dissertation: “Balalaikas & Mariacheras: Russian Socialist Infiltration of Post-Revolutionary Mexican Nationalism.” This project investigates the important but understudied role that Russian immigrants played in the development of Mexican nationalism in the twentieth century.
Chapters in a book on immigration after the Mexican Revolution.
“Los Soviéticos y la cultura popular: Russian Socialist Infiltration of Mexican Golden Age Cinema”
“For Love, Country, and Puppetry: Angelina Beloff’s Russian Views on Mexican Nationalism”