Ann Farnsworth-Alvear


Associate Professor of History

Chair of Graduate Studies
Undergraduate Advisor, Latin American & Latinx Studies

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, 2017).  Her current research focuses on Platinum Mining in the Colombian Chocó. A statement of her current research is available on her cv. 

Office Hours
Wednesday 2PM-4PM

Ph.D. Duke University, 1994

M.A. Duke University, 1989 

B.A. College of William and Mary, 1986

Courses Taught

From Coca to Cocaine

Feminism in the Americas

Oral History

Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies


Latin American and Latino Studies
Africana Studies

CV (file)