• CSUN History Department

Patricia Juarez-Dappe

Patricia Juarez-Dappe
Full-Time Faculty
(818) 677-4103
Office location:
ST 605



Ph.D., History, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1997
B.A., University of Buenos Aires, Magna cum Laudae, 1991

Courses Taught                      

HIST 161        Survey of Latin American History
HIST 464A     Argentine History
HIST 468        Social and Intellectual History of Latin America
HIST 497        Travelers Accounts and Views of the Other
HIST 498        Resistance and Rebellion in Latin America through Film and Literature
HIST 562        Sugar in the Americas
HIST 563        Military Dictatorships and Human Rights in Latin America
HIST 601        History and Historiography
HIST 660        Media and Dictators in Latin America

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • “Exploring Diversity: Teaching the History of Sugar in Latin America,” World History Bulletin 28: 2 (2012), 23-26
  • “Bridging the Gap: On Ways to Improve Collaboration between Secondary Teachers and University Professors,” The History Teacher 44:2 (2011): 251-261
  • Co-authored with Daniel Campi, “Argentina y Perú: semejanzas y contrastes de modelos azucareros, 1880-1930,” in Illes i Imperis N°9 (2007): 79-117
  • Cañeros and Colonos: Cane Planters in Tucumán, 1876-1895,” Journal of Latin American Studies 38:1 (2006): 123-47

Research and Interests

Patricia Juarez-Dappe was born and raised in Argentina. She studied at the University of Buenos Aires and moved to the United States for her doctoral studies. After receiving her Ph.D from UCLA in 2002, she joined the History Department at CSUN where she teaches a variety of courses in Latin American history. Her first book, When Sugar Ruled, examines the impact of the sugar industry in Tucuman. She is currently working on a second project that focuses on the role of the media during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship in Argentina. Dr. Juarez-Dappe has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship and was appointed as the first Teaching Fellow by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at CSUN. She created the Professional Development Series for High School Teachers, a successful program that established closer connections with high school teachers in the San Fernando Valley area. She is currently the Faculty Director for GE Paths at CSUN, a new campus initiative that offers an alternative way for students to take their General Education coursework.