Dr. Corinna Zeltsman

Assistant Professor of History (2017).
B.A. Wesleyan University (2006), M.A., Duke University (2013); Ph.D., Duke University (2016).

Teaching and Research Interests: Latin America, Mexico, History of Printing and the Book, Visual Culture, Labor History

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 3537 Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 3538 Modern Latin America


Contact Information:
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: 1123 Forest Building
Tel.: (912) 478—–
Fax: (912) 478-0377

Selected Publications:

  • “Defining Responsibility: Printers, Politics, and the Law in Early Republican Mexico City.” The Hispanic American Historical Review. (Forthcoming)

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • Conference co-organizer with Santiago Muñoz Arbeláez: “Paper Technologies: The Materiality of Empire and State Formation in Latin America,” 2017.
  • Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical Bibliography, 2015-2017.
  • Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2015-2016.
  • Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Social Science Research Council, 2013-2014.
  • Mark Samuels Lasner Fellowship in Printing History, The American Printing History Association, 2013.

Current Research:

  • Book manuscript: “Ink Under the Fingernails: Printers and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Mexico.” My current book project examines how everyday and acute conflicts surrounding print production and consumption shaped Mexico’s urban political culture and the contours of liberalism across the long nineteenth century.
  • Article in progress: “After the Inquisition: Church Censorship and Popular Devotion in late Nineteenth-Century Mexico City”

Last updated: 8/3/2017

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