Paul Hart

Paul HartProfessor & Director, Center for International Studies
Office: Derrick Hall 101
Phone: 512.245.2339

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background:
Ph.D. - UCSD
B.A. - UT, Austin

Paul Hart received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and PhD from the University of California, San Diego.  His research interest is modern Mexico.

Recent Research Topics:
A comparative study of industrialization and modernization in Porfirian, Mexico and Meiji, Japan.

Awards and Accomplishments:
Harvey L. Johnson Book Award, Southwest Council of Latin American Studies; 2018 & 2007
Excellence in Mentoring
Jesse H. Jones and Mary Gibbs Professor of Southwestern Studies
Harvey L. Johnson Book Award, Southwest Council of Latin American Studies; 2007
Excellence in Service, College of Liberal Arts; 2007
Presidential Fellow, 2006-2007

Select Publications

Emiliano Zapata: Mexico’s Social Revolutionary. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Bitter Harvest: The Social Transformation of Morelos, Mexico, and the Origins of the Zapatista Revolution, 1840-1910.  University of New Mexico Press, 2005. Paperback eds. 2006, 2007

Courses Taught

HIST 1320 | History of the United States From 1877
A general survey of the history of the United States from Reconstruction to present.

HIST 3320 | History of Mexico Since 1848
A survey of the national period of Mexican history from the independence movement to the present.

HIST 4373 | Economic and Social History of the Americas
Comparative history of the Americas, with special attention to the U.S.-Latin American relations, and the social impact of different patters of economic growth.

HIST 5325C | Revolutionary Mexico
A graduate seminar that explores the interrelated economic, social, political, and cultural conditions and forces that shaped revolutionary Mexico. Ideological currents that impacted the period will be examined.