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Academic BackgroundDavid Espinosa, Assistant Professor of History, received his Ph.D. in Latin American History from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1997. He has taught at Rhode Island College since 1997.
He teaches a variety of history courses, including Modern Latin American history, Colonial Latin American history, Amerindians in Latin American history, Western Civilization, and History 200 (Historical Methods). He also teaches in the General Education Honors Program.
Prof. Espinosa's scholarship focuses on higher education and Church-State relations in modern Mexico. His article "Restoring Christian Social Order": The Mexican Catholic Youth Association (1913-1932)" was published in April 2003 by The Americas. His is currently working on a manuscript entitled "Jesuit Higher Education in Post-Revolutionary Mexico."
Courses TaughtHIST 161 Western History
HIST 165 Amerindian Peasants Latin American History
HIST 352 Colonial Latin America
HIST 353 Modern Latin America
HIST 551 Topics
HIST 552 Topics