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  Marí­a Elena Dí­az

Marí­a Elena Dí­az

Associate Professor

831-459-2227 (office)

831-459-1925 (Fax)


Humanities Division

History Department

Associate Professor


Latin American & Latino Studies

Regular Faculty

African Diaspora
Atlantic World
Latin American and Latino Studies
Law and Policy
Personal and Social Identities

Humanities Building 1
540 Humanities 1

Spring 2024 Tues 2:30-3:30 pm or by appt. in Zoom

Humanities Academic Services

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Colonial Latin America and Caribbean history

Atlantic world, colonial Latin America and the Caribbean, Cuba. Her research work is located at the intersections of history and anthropology, global and local history, macro and micro levels. Topics include: slavery and freedom; colonialism; legal, political, popular and religious cultures; social identities; race/ethnicity, gender and class.

HIS 11A, Latin America: Colonial Period
HIS 130, History of Modern Cuba (20th century)
HIS 131, Women in Colonial Latin America
HIS 132, History of the Caribbean: Colonial Period
HIS 190A, Slavery and Race in Latin America
HIS 190B, Race and the Nation in Latin America

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