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Jason Dormady

Associate Professor

Jason Dormady's academic interests include popular interpretations of revolution, as well as issues surrounding religion, sacred space, and community formation.  He is currently working on a project that looks at urban planning and hygiene in post-revolutionary Guadalajara, Mexico.  His archival research in Mexico has been primarily carried out in Guadalajara, Edo. Mex, DF, and Morelos.

 

Education:

B.A./History – University of Montana, 1999

Ph.D. / MA – University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007

Courses taught:

Mexico; Colonial and Modern Latin America; Religion in Latin America; Narcotics in World History, Latin American Studies courses in Mexican Cultural Studies and Latin American Urban Society, Latin America Through Art, Film, and Music; Graduate topics in Religion and World History; Tropics and the Modern World; World Civilization Surveys.

Scholarship:

Just South of Zion: Mormons in Mexico and Its Borderlands.  Editor with Jared Tamez (UTEP) and contributor.  University of New Mexico Press, 2015.

“Mennonite Colonization in Mexico and the Pendulum of Modernization, 1920-2013” in Mennonite Quarterly Review, April, 2014.

“Disobedience, rebelliousness, … and discontent” Parishioner / Clerical Disputes in Tepalcingo, Morelos, 1937-1946. SCOLAS Journal, Spring, 2014.

Primitive Revolution: Restorationist Religion and the Idea of the Mexican Revolution, 1940-1968. University of New Mexico Press, 2011.

“Rights, Rule, and Religion: Old Colony Mennonites and Mexico’s Transition to the Free Market, 1920-2000,” in Religious Culture in Modern Mexico. Rowman and Littlefield, 2007.

"On Tour in the U.S. West with the World History Survey" The Middle Ground Journal, Number 10, Spring, 2015.

Book reviews published in:

Bulletin of Latin American Research
Canadian Journal of Latin American Studies
History: Reviews of New Books
The Americas
MIT Journal of Interdisciplinary Thought
H-Net
The Journal of East Texas History
Pacific Historical Review

 

Conference Presentations:

Latin American Studies Association, American Society of Church History, American History Association, Society for the History of Women in the Americas, Rocky Mountain Conference of Latin American Studies, World History Association, and the SFA Latin American Studies Conference.

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