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Cristián A. Roa, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies



Building & Room:

1523 UH


601 S. Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2279


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Cristian Roa CV


Associate Professor of LALS. PhD, Romance Languages, Princeton University. His current research focuses on colonial ethnographic discourses on Mesoamerica, particularly early modern representations of cultural difference and the European appropriation of indigenous knowledges. He is the author of Histories of Infamy: Francisco López de Gómara and the Ethics of Spanish Imperialism (2005), co-translator of Chimalpahin and the Conquest of Mexico by Francisco López de Gómara(2010) and co-editor of Chimalpahin y la Conquista de México de Francisco López de Gómara (2012).