HistoryFaculty - Associate Professor of History and Graduate Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2011
Professor Herrera Calderón’s research focus has been on the urban guerrilla experience in Mexico, 1964-1982.
Dr. Herrera Calderón specializes in Modern Mexican history, political violence, student radicalism, memory, and human rights. He has taught the Junior-Senior Seminar: Fascism and Resistance in a Global Perspective, the Liberal Arts Core class on Latin America, Colonial and Modern Latin America: “The Global 60s,” and a Graduate Seminar on Political Violence and Memory in Latin America.
Dr. Calderon is now the Graduate Student Coordinator, overseeing our Graduate Assistants as well as offering guidance for all of our graduate students.