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[Photo]: Michael David Snodgrass

Michael David Snodgrass

Campus Address: CA 503S
Phone: 317-278-7761
Email: misnodgr@iupui.edu


Director, Global & International Studies Program
Associate Professor of Latin American History


B.A. University of Iowa 1987
M.A. University of Texas at Austin 1993
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin 1998

Academic Interests

20th-Century Mexico, history of immigration/emigration/return migration, Bracero Program, comparative labor and working-class history, U.S.-Latin American relations.
Current research projects: 1) Forging an Emigrant Heartland: Labor Migrations and Return Migration in 20th Century Mexico;
2)Workers, Unions, and State Labor Policy in Post-Revolutionary Mexico (1940-1978);
3) Peaceful Revolutions: The US's Alliance for Progress program in Chile and Brazil


History of the Americas: a) Latin America: Conquest and Empire (F341), b) Latin America: Evolution and Revolution (F342), c) Modern Mexico (F346), d) US-Latin American Relations (F347), e) Latinos in the USA (A352), f) Comparative Native American History (H425)
Perspectives on the World Before 1800 (H108) and Since 1800 (H109)
Introduction to International Studies (I100) and International Studies Senior Research Seminar (I400)


New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Grant (Indiana University, 2013-2014)
Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Grant (US Dept. of Education, 2007)
President's Arts and Humanities Initiative (Indiana University, 2005)
Hemphill/Gilmore University Fellowship (University of Texas, 1995-96)
Fulbright-Garcia Robles Dissertation Research Fellowship (US State Dept., Mexican Foreign Ministry, 1994-95)


Deference and Defiance in Monterrey: Workers, Paternalism, and Revolution in Mexico, 1890-1950 (Cambridge University Press, 2003; paperback, 2006; Spanish translation published by Fonda Editorial de Nuevo Leon, 2009)
"The Golden Age of Charrismo: Workers, Braceros, and the Political Machinery of Post-Revolutionary Mexico," in La Dictablanda: Politics, Work, and Culture in Mexico, Gillingham and Smith, eds. (Duke University Press, 2015)
“The Bracero Program, 1942-1964,” in Beyond the Border: The History of Mexican-U.S. Migration, Mark Overmyer-Velásquez, ed. (Oxford University Press, 2011)
“Patronage and Progress: The Bracero Program from the Perspective of Mexico,” in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History, Leon Fink, et al., eds. (Oxford University Press, 2011)
“‘How Can We Speak of Democracy in Mexico?’: Workers and Organized Labor in the Cárdenas and Echeverría Years,” in Men of the People: The Presidencies of Lázaro Cárdenas and Luis Echeverría, Amelia Kiddle and Maria Múñoz, eds. (University of Arizona Press, 2010)
“‘New Rules for the Unions’: Mexico’s Steel Workers Confront Privatization and the Neoliberal Challenge,” Labor: Working-Class History of the Americas (2007)
“Patriots and Proletarians: Industrial Workers and National Identity in Revolutionary Mexico,” in The Eagle and the Virgin: Mexico’s Cultural Revolution, l920-l940 Stephen Lewis and Mary Kay Vaughan, eds. (Duke University Press, 2006)
“From Collusion to Independence: The press, the ruling party, and democratization in Mexico,” in The Mission: Journalism, Ethics and the World, Joe Atkins, ed. (Iowa State University Press, 2002)
“Assessing Everyday Life in Post-Soviet Cuba,” Latin American Research Review (2001)
“The Birth and Consequences of Industrial Paternalism in Monterrey, Mexico, 1918-1940,” International Labor and Working-Class History (l998)
“‘Topics Not Suitable for Propaganda’: Working-Class Resistance Under Peronism,” in Workers’ Control in Latin America, Jonathan Brown, ed. (University of North Carolina Press, 1997)


Associate Editor for Latin America/Caribbean, Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas

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