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Leonardo Hernandez

Associate Professor

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In Progress: "Barrio petty retailers and moneylenders in late colonial Guatemala City."

1999: "Una 'postal' de Ciudad de Guatemala: Fuentes y Guzman y el espacio fisico." Memoria III Encuentro Nacional de Historiadores: Memoria Historica, Guatemala City: Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala

Awards and honors

  • Brown Universtiy Writing Grants
  • Watson Institute Summer Abroad Grant
  • Bernard E. Bruce Award, Graduate Minority Student Association of Brown University.
  • Phi Beta Kappa 


Ph.D, MA, History, Brown University
BA, Latin American Studies, Brandeis University

Classes taught

  • Latin American Revolutions
  • Introduction to Latin American Cultures
  • Precolumbian and Contact Latin American Indigenous Societies
  • History of American Immigration 
  • Colonial Latin America
  • Modern Latin America
  • Military in Latin American Politics