Assistant Professor in Residence, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
The University of Connecticut
El Instituto, Ryan Bldg., U-1161
Storrs, CT 06269-2176
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Rodolfo Fernández is an historian of Latin America specializing in modern Mexico. He received his Ph.D. from Georgetown University and has taught at Georgetown, Brandeis, Tufts, Boston University, and Boston College. His research focuses on the intersection of industrialization, urbanization, and revolution in Mexico. He joined the Instituto in 2018 and teaches Latin American history surveys as well as more focused classes on topics such as colonial history and modern Mexico.