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Richard A. Warren, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Office: B/L112J
Phone: 610-660-1747


A.B., Harvard University

M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Courses Taught

HIS 100 Forging the Modern World

HIS 203 Historical Introduction to Latin America
A survey of the development of Latin America, emphasizing the era from the independence movements of the nineteenth century to the present day. The course will focus on the changing social, economic, and political structures in the region. This course serves as a prerequisite to the courses listed below. Exceptions can only be made with the permission of the professor.

HIS 204  Latin American - U. S. Migration
This course will provide students with a deeper understanding of the processes that led migrants from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States, and their experiences after arrival.  The course focuses on three interdisciplinary topics: community formation; the variety of individual and group experiences; and current policy questions for the hemisphere.

HIS 301 United States and Latin America
An exploration of the complex relationship between the United States and the Latin American nations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

HIS 302  Colonial Mexico

The course examines social and cultural relations and conflicts in the Spanish colony that later became Mexico and the southwestern United States.  Emphasis is placed on the 17th and 18th centuries.

HIS 303 History of Modern Mexico
A study of the major social, political and economic factors that have shaped Mexico in the twentieth century.

HIS 304 Social Protest in Latin American History
An examination of upheaval in Latin American history, from village riots to social revolutions. Students will analyze relevant theoretical and historiographical literature on social protest and explore case studies that will test the explanatory strength of these different models.


Latin-American History

Western U. S. History

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Mexican History and Politics, Latin American History, U.S. Policy toward Latin America