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Dr. Rosa Maria Pegueros

Rosa Maria Pegueros


Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1989
J.D., People’s College of Law, Los Angeles, 1984
B.A., University of San Francisco, 1976

Courses Taught:

  • HIS 180 - Introduction to Latin American Civilization
  • HIS 381 - History of Colonial Latin America
  • HIS 382 - History of Modern Latin America
  • HIS 385 - Revolution and Unrest in Central America and the Caribbean
  • HIS 481 - Advanced Topics in Latin American History
  • HIS 495 - Seminar in History
  • HIS 508 - Seminar in Latin American History
  • WMS 310 - Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality
  • WMS 350E - Women and the Law

Topics courses on: Women in Latin America; Latin American History in Film; History of Latin American Women in Film; Autobiography, Biography, Memoir and Testimonio of Women in Latin America

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Contact Information:


Department of History
University of Rhode Island

80 Upper College Road
113 Washburn Hall
Office: 109 Washburn
Phone: 401.874.4092

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