Chairholder

* CV available upon request

Work Experience

Professor, History Department, Université de Montréal, 2004- present

President, The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, of the Royal Society of Canada, 2016-2018

Canada Research Chair in Latin American History (Level 2, Junior Faculty) 2007-2017

Director of the Université de Montréal, International Studies Master’s Programme, 2016-2017

Co-Director and Founder, Latin American Research Network of Montréal (RÉLAM), 2014-2016

Academic Background

2002-2004   Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of British Columbia, History Department, Vancouver, Canada, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

1996-2002  Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, History, Madison, USA

1993-1994   M.A. Stanford University, Latin American Studies, Stanford, USA

1988-1992 B. A. McGill University, Joint Honours History and Political Science, Montréal, Canada

Credentials:  Prizes and Distinctions

2016 Distinction: President du Collège de nouveaux chercheurs et créateurs en art et en science de la Société royale du Canada/President of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, of the Royal Society of Canada of the College 2016-2018

2016 Distinction: Fernand Braudel Fellowship, European University Institute

2015 Distinction: Art from a Fractured Past named as book of critical interest in Critical Inquiry, Chicago University Press.

2014 Distinction: Member of the Inaugural Cohort of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, of the Royal Society of Canada

2011-12 Distinction: Alexander Von Humboldt Experienced Researcher Fellowship

2008  Prize:  Bolton-Johnson Prize, Conference on Latin American History for best book published in Latin American history in 2007 for The Many Meanings of Poverty: Colonialism, Social Compacts and Assistance in Eighteenth-Century Ecuador (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007)

2007 Prize: The 2007 Special Interest Honor Book, American Association of School Librarians and Public Library Association for The Art of Truth-telling about Authoritarian Rule (Madison: Wisconsin University Press, 2005)

2006 Prize: The 2006 Supremes Award, Center for Humanities and the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for The Art of Truth-telling about Authoritarian Rule (Madison: Wisconsin University Press, 2005)