About Michael Scardaville

Professor Scardaville teaches an introductory survey of Latin American history, undergraduate courses on colonial Latin America and Mexico, a senior seminar on human rights in Latin America, and graduate courses on various aspects of Mexican and Latin American history. His most recent publications include “Justice by Paperwork: A Day in the Life of a Court Scribe in Bourbon Mexico City,” “Los procesos judiciales y la autoridad del Estado: reflexiones en torno a la administración de la justicia criminal y la legitimidad en la ciudad de México, desde finales de la Colonia, hasta principios del México independiente,” “Trabajadores, grupo doméstico y supervivencia durante el periodo colonial tardío en la Ciudad de México, o ‘La familia pequeña no vive major.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of History, University of South Carolina - Columbia
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Disciplines

None

Research Interests

Latin American and Mexican History and Legal and popular culture in Mexico City in the 18th and 19th centuries

Honors and Awards

National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellow, 2003


Contact Information

Office: 142 Gambrell Hall
(803) 777-7611


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