Ann Farnsworth-Alvear

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Associate Professor of History

Modern Latin America, Economic and Social History, Gender Studies, Labor History, History of Race in the Americas

215 898.5704

College Hall 306H


Ann Farnsworth-Alvear  is author of Dulcinea in the Factory: Myths, Morals, Men and Women in Colombia's Industrial Experiment, 1905-1960 (Duke University Press, 2000), winner of the Allan Sharlin Prize of the Social Science History Association and and the Bolton-Johnson Prize of the Conference on Latin American History, as well as The Colombia Reader (Duke University Press, 2016).  Her current research focuses on the Colombian Chocó. A statement of her current research is available on her cv. 

Office Hours
T 1:00PM-2:30PM

Ph.D. Duke University 1994

Courses Taught

Courses taught regularly include: Modern Latin America, 1782-present, Gender in Latin America, Histories of Coca and Cocaine, Oral History, and Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies.


Latin American and Latino Studies
Africana Studies

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