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Letter from the Chair

Nils Jacobsen

Associate Professor of History
HISTORY; Affiliated Faculty of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Associate Professor of LAS Global Studies
Center for Global Studies

Contact Info

  • Address:
    309 Gregory Hall, MC-466, 810 S. Wright St.
  • Telephone: (217) 333-2324
  • Email:

Areas of Specialization

Peru, 1770-1930



  • Jacobsen , Nils . Political Cultures in the Andes, 1750-1950. . Duke University Press, 2005.

Journal Articles

  • "Populism Avant La Lettre in Peru: Rebuilding Power in Nicolás de Piérola’s Mid-Career, 1884-1895." Jahrbuch für die Geschichte von Staat, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft Lateinamerikas 51 (2014):
  • "Entre la historia y la memoria: los campesinos de Ayacucho en el siglo XIX." Revista del CEHRA (Centro de Estudios Históricos Regionales de Ayacucho, Peru) (2014):
  • "Bridging the Local and the National: Political Mobilization Dring Peru’s Revolution of 1894-95." Journal of Latin American Studies (2013):