Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Jeremy Mumford

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Assistant Professor of History
Fall 2017 Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1:30-4 p.m. at CLACS (By appointment)



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Jeremy Mumford is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Director of the Andean Project at Brown University. He is a historian of the colonial Andes. His first book, Vertical Empire: The General Resettlement of Indians in the Colonial Andes (Duke University Press, 2012), was the first book-length study of a massive colonial social engineering project carried out in the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru in the 1570s. It won honorable mention for Best Book Prize from the New England Council of Latin American Studies, and was the subject of a symposium in September 2013 at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Jeremy Mumford has published peer-reviewed articles in the Hispanic American Historical Review, the Latin American Research Review, the Colonial Latin American Review, the Canadian Historical Review, and other journals, including the Boston Globe Ideas Section. He is on the Board of Editors for the journal Ethnohistoryand is Secretary of the Andean Studies Committee at the Council for Latin American History. He has presented his research, which has been funded by the Mellon Foundation, a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship from the Department of Education, a Charlotte W. Newcombe fellowship and the Michigan Society of Fellows, at conferences in Peru, Ecuador, Spain and the United States.