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Margarita R. Ochoa - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Margarita R. Ochoa Margarita R. Ochoa

Associate Professor of History | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Department of History
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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Biography

Dr. Margarita R. Ochoa is Associate Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University. She's a specialist on Latin America and her research centers on the relationship between gender relations and institutional structures of power in colonial and early-national Mexico. She is co-editor (with Dana Velasco Murillo and Mark Lentz) of City Indians in Spain's American Empire and is completing a manuscript, Indigenous Mexico City, on native communities, family relations, and gender in eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Mexico. She is also editing, with Sara Guengerich, The Cacicas of Colonial Latin America, a collection of essays on female indigenous leaders in Spanish America.

Education (3)

University of New Mexico: Ph.D., History 2011

University of New Mexico: M.A., History; Minor in Political Science 2002

University of California at Los Angeles: B.A., History 1998

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Areas of Expertise (6)

Latin America

Race and Ethnicity

Women and Gender

Indigenous/Ethnohistory

Early Modern Legal History

Revolutions & Social Justice

Industry Expertise (2)

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Affiliations (4)

  • American Historical Association
  • American Society for Ethnohistory
  • Rocky Mountain Council on Latin American Studies
  • Conference on Latin American History

Languages (4)

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese (strong oral and written fluency)
  • Nahuatl (reading comprehension)

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Interview with ESNE TV

ESNE TV  tv

2018-01-15

Live interview with ESNE TV to discuss the significance of Pope Francis' visit to Chile and Peru in January 2018.

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*Will consider certain engagements for no fee

Courses (7)

Early Latin America

History of the Americas, from the pre-Colombian era through European arrival, Spanish and Portuguese rule, and Independence.

Modern Latin America

History of the Americas, from Independence to the present.

Women, Gender & Sexuality in Latin America

Women, Gender & Sexuality in colonial Latin America

Latin American Revolutions and Film

Advanced topics course focused on the Mexican Revolution of 1910, the Cuban Revolution of 1959, Cold War Latin America, and 20th-21st century films.

History of Race and Gender

First Year Seminar on the history of race and gender in Latin America.

The Mexican Inquisition

Seminar on the Holy Office of the Inquisition in colonial Mexico.

Social Justice in Latin America

Seminar on Latin American problems and identifying and defining social justice, from conquest to the present day.