Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Susan Schroeder

Professor Emerita - History

Department Affiliation

  • B.A., University of California-Los Angeles, Anthropology, 1976
  • M.A., University of California-Los Angeles, Latin American History, 1977
  • Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles, History of Colonial Latin America, 1984
Academic Experience
  • Professor, Tulane University, 1999-2009
  • Professor, Loyola University-Chicago, 1997-1999
  • Associate Professor, Loyola University-Chicago, 1991-1997
  • Assistant Professor, Loyola University-Chicago, 1985-1991
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arizona Guadalajara Summer School, 1989

Research & Teaching Specializations: Mexico; Mesoamerican Social History; Early Nahuatl Philology

Related Experience
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Awards Panel, 2001, 2002
  • Executive Council, American Catholic Historical Association, 1998-2001
  • Howard F. Cline Book Prize Committee Chair, Conference on Latin American History 1998-2000
  • Director, Latin American Studies Program, Loyola University-Chicago, 1991-1996
  • Associate Editor, UC MEXUS NEWS, University of California Consortium on Mexico and the United States, 1982-1984
  • Frances Vinton Scholes Professor of Colonial Latin American History, Tulane University, 1999-
  • James Alexander Robertson Memorial Prize for the best article published in the Hispanic American Historical Review, 2001
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Long-term Fellowship, 1999-2000
  • Helms Fellowship, Lilly Library, Indiana University, 1998
  • Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, 1987
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Nahuatl
Selected Publications
  • 2009. The Conquest All Over Again: Nahuas and Zapotecs Thinking, Writing, and Painting Spanish Colonialism. Editor, with David Cahill. Sussex: Sussex Academic Press.
  • 2000. “Jesuits, Nahuas, and the Good Death Society in Mexico City, 1710-1767.” Hispanic American Historical Review. 80 (1).
  • 1998. “The First American Valentine: Nahua Courtship and Other Aspects of Family Structuring in Mesoamerica.” Journal of Family History. 23 (4): 341-354.
  • 1997-2005. Codex Chimalpahin. 6 vols. Translator and editor, with Arthur J. O. Anderson (Vol. 1 and 2), James Lockhart and Doris Namala (Vol. 3), and Anne J. Cruz et al. (vol. 6). Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • 1992. Chimalpahin and the Kingdoms of Chalco. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: HISL 3710 Seminar: The Colonial Heritage of Latin America, HISL 2760: Colonial Mexico

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 11