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Faculty

Guillaume de Syon, Ph.D. Chair.
- Shreeyash Palshikar, Ph.D.
- John Pankratz, Ph.D.
- Patricia Turning, Ph.D.
Carlos Dimas, Ph.D.
- Hilary Aquino, Ph.D.

Emeriti Faculty

Barbara Fahy, Ph.D.
J. Dale Yoder, Ph.D.

Courses

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THE DEPARTMENT of HISTORY at ALBRIGHT COLLEGE

FRIENDLY AND ACCESSIBLE, the scholar-teachers in Albright’s Department of History offer challenging courses in almost every historical period and every geographical region, and bring a wide range of thematic and methodological perspectives to their work with students.  In addition, each supervises individual research by students and contributes to the interdisciplinary offerings of the College.


Office Location
Masters 105

Contact Information
E-MAIL: cdimas@albright.edu

Dr. Carlos S. Dimas
Assistant Professor of History and Latin American Studies
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Education

B.S. – Woodbury University
M.A. – California State University, Northridge
Ph.D. – University of California, Riverside

Courses Taught

  • Modern Latin America Survey
  • Environmental History of Latin America
  • Disease, Death, and Society in Latin America
  • Intro to Latin American Studies
  • Memory and Violence in Latin America
  • World History 1500-Now
  • History of Mexico
  • History of Argentina

Research Areas

  • Dr. Dimas’ work explores the medical humanities. His current manuscript The Poisoned Eden: Global Disease, Local Politics, and Cultural Change in Tucumán Argentina, 1865-1916 

    examines a string of cholera epidemics in northwestern Argentina to understand how concerns over disease directly formed the interaction between the province and the State.

  • Dr. Dimas’ second project will incorporate his interests in public health with environmental history in an analysis of the soy industry of central Argentina. 

Publications

“Harvesting Cholera: Fruit, Disease and Governance in the Cholera Epidemic of Tucumán, Argentina 1867-1868” Journal of Latin American Studies 49, no. 1 (2017): 115-142