Dr. Elena Albarran
Upham Hall, 222A
Oxford, OH 45056
Assistant Professor; Joint appointment in the History Department and in the Latin America, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies Program; Affiliate of the Black World Studies Program
- PhD 2008, University of Arizona
- MA, University of Arizona
- BA, Bowdoin College
- Modern Latin America
- Revolutions and Social Movement
- Comparative World Childhoods
- HST/LAS 217 Modern Latin American History
- HST/LAS 319 Revolution in Latin America
- HST 360T Mexico 1810-1940
- LAS 410/510 Latin American Issues
- HST 400R Senior Capstone: History of Modern Childhood
"Guerrilla Warplay: The Infantilization of War in Latin American Popular Culture," Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, vol. 24 (2005).
"A Century of Childhood: Growing up in Twentieth-Century Mexico," in William H. Beezley, ed., A Companion to Mexican History and Culture, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Dr. Albarrán’s teaching and research interests include revolution and social movement in Latin America, popular culture, modern Mexico, kitsch and commodification of Latin American icons. Her book project, Children of the Revolution: Constructing the Mexican Citizen, 1920-1940, examines the development of cultural nationalism through children’s popular culture in revolutionary Mexico.