As a Research Professor, I continue mentoring doctoral students and doing research, but I am no longer accepting new graduate students.
- Contributor to Wikipedia
- Research on visual culture in colonial Mexico
- “Guadalupe and the Castas: The Power of a Singular Mexican Colonial Painting”
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Vol. 31, Issue 2, Summer 2015, pages 218–247.
Winner: 2016 Latin American Studies Association, Mexico Section, best article in the Humanities.
- The Early History of Greater Mexico (with Ida Altman and Javier Pescador), Prentice Hall, 2003.
- “The Book of Tributes: Early Sixteenth-Century Nahuatl Censuses from Morelos Mexico.” UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 1993.
- “Book of Tributes: The Cuernavaca-region censuses” in Sources and Methods for the Study of Postconquest Mesoamerican Ethnohistory, (2007).
- “The Spiritual Conquest Re-Examined: Baptism and Church Marriage in Early Sixteenth-Century Mexico” Hispanic American Historical Review, 1993.
- “Colonial Culhuacan, 1580-1600: The Social History of an Aztec Town.” University of New Mexico Press 1986; ACLS EBook, 2007.
- “The Testaments of Culhuacan (with Miguel Leon-Portilla).” UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 1984.
- “The Testaments of Culhuacan” in Sources and Methods for the Study of Postconquest Mesoamerican Ethnohistory, 2007.
- “Native Peoples of Colonial Central Mexico” in The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas: Mesoamerica, 2000.
- The Conquest of New Spain 1585 Revision by Fray Bernardino de Sahagun (editor) University of Utah Press 1989
Honors and Professional Activities:
- Winner, Latin American Studies Association, Mexico section, Best Article in the Humanities, for “Guadalupe and the Castas: The Power of a Singular Mexican Colonial Painting.” (2016)
- Winner, Rocky Mountain Council on Latin American Studies, Edwin Lieuwin Award for the Promotion of Excellence in Teaching Latin American Studies. (2016) http://rmclas.org/edwin-lieuwen-award/
- Winner, Harold J. Plous Award (outstanding assistant professor at University of California, Santa Barbara) 1986
- Winner, Academic Senate Graduate Mentor Award (2010)
- Winner, Latin American and Iberian Studies Lifetime Achievement Award (2013)
- Anonymous editor, Wikipedia
- Member, National Endowment for the Humanities Kluge Grants Committee 2014
- Member, American Historical Asso. 2014 Convention Program Committee
- Director, Latin American & Iberian Studies Program UCSB 1986-89; 2003-06
- Chair, Department of History, UCSB 1995-97
- Dr. Rafaela Acevedo-Field (2012)
“Denunciation of Faith and Family: Crypto-Jews and the Inquisition in Seventeenth-Century Mexico.” Assistant Professor, Whitworth University.
- Dr. David Burden (2005)
“La idea salvadora: Immigration and Colonization Politics in Mexico 1821-1909”. Professor and Department Chair. Anderson University
- Dr. Jason Dormady (2007)
Diss. published as Primitive Religion: Restorationist Religion and the Idea of the Mexican Revolution 1940-1968. U New Mexico Press. Associate Prof. Central Washington U.
- Dr. David Espinosa (1997)
Diss. published as Jesuit Student Groups, the Universidad Iberoamericana, and Political Resistance in Mexico, 1913-1979. University of New Mexico Press, Professor and Department Chair. Rhode Island College
- Dr. Ronald J. Morgan (1998)
Diss. Published as: Spanish American Saints and the Rhetoric of Identity. U Arizona Press. Professor, Abilene Christian University
- Dr. Monica Orozco (1999)
“Protestant Missionaries, Mexican Liberals, Nationalism and the Issue of Cultural Incorporation of Indians” Director. Santa Barbara Mission Archives Library
- Dr. Stanley Shadle (1994)
Diss. published as Andres Molina Enriquez: Mexican Land Reformer of the Revolutionary Era. U Arizona Press
- Cheryl Jimenez Frei
ABD. Dissertation on monumental landscape and memory in Argentina