I currently teach Latin American History in the Department of History at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. I previously taught at Gettysburg College, Illinois State University, and as a graduate student at the University of Kansas. See syllabi to browse this list organized thematically.
2014-2015: On sabbatical.
Fall 2013 (University of Ghana)
Fall 2009 (University of Ghana)
2006-2007: On sabbatical.
2002-2003: I was on leave with a Fulbright fellowship in Ecuador.
May 2001 Interim
May 2000 Interim
Gettysburg College (1998-1999)
Because of my expertise in social movements, Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, hired me as a visiting scholar in Latin American Studies as part of their year-long area studies symposium on Social Movements in Latin America. I taught the following courses:
Illinois State University (1997-1998)
I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois on a visiting one-year appointment. I taught the following courses:
University of Kansas
During the 1996-1997 academic year I was an Instructor with Latin American Studies at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas in an innovative program called KULAC (KU Languages Across the Curriculum) in which all instruction is conducted in Spanish. I taught the following courses:
From 1992 to 1996, I had a series of fellowships.
From 1990-1992, I was an Assistant Instructor in the Department of History at the University of Kansas. I had complete responsibility for the instruction of a section of sixty students in Colonial Latin American History, including syllabus preparation, lecturing, and grading.
Previous to that (1987-1990), I was a Teaching Assistant in the Department of History at the University of Kansas assisting professors in the instruction of history classes. My duties included responsibility for primary contact with seventy to one-hundred students per semester, grading assignments, leading discussion sections, and presenting occasional lectures. I was a Teaching Assistant in the following classes: