College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Ricardo López-Pedreros


PhD Latin American History, University of Maryland, College Park (2008)

M.A., Latin American Studies and History, Virginia Tech University (2001)

B.A., History, Universidad Nacional de Colombia (1999)

(360) 650-2939

Monday and Wednesday 10:00-11:15 and gladly by appointment

Current Courses

HIST 274 Histories of Latin America, 1800s-1900s

Faculty Research Interests

Histories of Latin America, world history, and histories of democracy and domination. Histories of the middle classes.

Selected Publications

Makers of Democracy: A Transnational History of the Middle Classes in Colombia (Duke University Press, 2019)

The Making of the Middle Class: Toward a Transnational History, (Duke University Press, 2012) Co-edited volume