Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Colin M. MacLachlan

Emeritus - History

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Department Affiliation

  • A.B., University of the Americas, Latin American Studies, 1959
  • M.A., Long Island University, United States History, 1962
  • Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles, Latin American History, 1969
Academic Experience
  • Professor Emeritus, Tulane University, 1988-
  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 1975-1988
  • Associate Professor, California State University-Long Beach, 1974-1975
  • Assistant Professor, California State University-Long Beach, 1969-1974
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of California-Los Angeles, 1983

Research & Teaching Specializations: Mexico; Brazil; Environment/Ecology

Related Experience
  • Series Co-editor, World Series, Scholarly Resources, 1999-
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of History, Tulane University, 1999-2001
  • Series Co-editor, Jaguar Books on Latin America, Scholarly Resources, 1991-
  • Chair. Department of History, Tulane University, 1991-1994
  • Editorial Board, Mexican Studies, 1989-
  • John Christy Barr Distinguished Professorship, Tulane University, 1999-
  • Twelfth Annual George and Dorothy Carson Lecture, Oregon State University, 1993
  • Executive Board, Rocky Mountain Council of Latin American Studies, 1988-
  • Hubert Herring Memorial Award for The Forging of the Cosmic Race: A Reinterpretation of Colonial Mexico, 1980
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
Overseas Experience
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Portugal
Selected Publications
  • Forthcoming 2010. Mexico’s Crucial Century, 1810-1911. With William H. Beezley. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
  • 2009. Mexicans in Revolution, 1910-1946. With William H. Beezley. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
  • 2006. Argentina: What Went Wrong. Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers.
  • 2004. El Gran Pueblo: A History of Greater Mexico. 3rd ed. With William H. Beezley. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall.
  • 2003. A History of Modern Brazil: The Past Against the Future. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources.

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 6