Fernando Calderón

Department of History
Faculty - Assistant Professor of History

Area

Modern Mexico, Student Radicalism, the Cold War in Latin America, Violence, Popular Politics, Social Movements and Revolutions, the Global Sixties, Human Rights, Dictatorships and Authoritarianism

Degrees

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2011 (Dissertation title: "Contesting the State from the Ivory Tower: Student Power, Dirty War and the Urban Guerrilla Experience in Mexico, 1964-1982"); M.A., University of Oregon, 2006; B.A., Humboldt State University, 2004

Selected Publications

Calderón, Fernando Herrera and Adela Cedillo, ed., Challenging Authoritarianism in Mexico:  Revolutionary Struggles and the Dirty War, 1964-1982.  New York:  Routledge, 2001

Cedillo, Adela and Fernando Herrera Calderón, "Anális de la producción historiográfica en torno a la llamada guerra sucia mexicana," in El Estudio de las Luchas Revolucionarias en América Latina (1959-1996):  Estado de la Cuestión, eds. Martín López Ávalos, Verónica Oikión, and Eduardo Rey Tristán.  Zamora:  El Colegio de Michoacán, forthcoming.

Courses Taught

Latin America

The Global Sixties

The Cold War in Latin America

History of Mexico (seminar)

Violence and Human Rights in Latin America

Modern Latin America

Popular Politics and Revolutions in 20th Century Latin America

Office

SRL 330

Phone

319-273-7057

Fax

319-273-5685

Email

fernando.calderon@uni.edu