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Prof Paulo Drinot
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  • Professor of Latin American History
  • Institute of the Americas
  • Faculty of S&HS

Paulo Drinot studied economic history at the London School of Economics as an undergraduate and read for an MPhil in Latin American Studies and a DPhil in Modern History at Oxford. He was co-editor of the Journal of Latin American Studies, 2014-2018.

Research Summary

Paulo Drinot's main research focus is the history of Peru in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His thematic interests include labour history and state formation, racism and exclusion, gender and sexuality, the social history of medicine, and memory and historiography. His current projects include a biography of José Carlos Mariátegui and an edited volume on APRA, Peru's most important political party in the twentieth century.

Teaching Summary

Professor Drinot currently teaches, at masters level, The Making of Modern Latin America: History, Politics, and Society, which introduces students to key issues in the history and historiographies of the region, and Histories of Exclusion: Race and Ethnicity in Latin America, which explores processes of racialised and ethnic exclusion in Latin America in historical perspective. He contributes to team-taught courses such as Researching the Americas: Latin America and the Caribbean. He also teaches, at undergraduate level, a course titled Che Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary, and a survey of Latin America in the twentieth century, History and Politics of Latin America, c. 1930 to the Present.

Academic Background
2000   Doctor of Philosophy University of Oxford
1996   Master of Philosophy University of Oxford
1994   Bachelor of Science (Economics) London School of Economics and Political Science
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