Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Felipe Fernandes Cruz

Assistant Professor - History

Degrees

  • B.A., Florida State University, History, 2007
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, History, 2010
  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, History, 2016

Research & Teaching Specializations: Digital Humanities, Ethnography, Oral History

Related Experience

  • Researcher/Instructor, Digital Writing and Research Lab, University of Texas at Austin, Present
  • Co-Founder, The Appendix: A Journal of Experimental and Narrative History, 2012- Present
  • History Graduate Council, The University of Texas at Austin, 2010-2011

Distinctions

  • Carlos E. Castañeda, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, 2012
  • Smithsonian Visiting Researcher, Nation Air & Space Museum, 2012
  • Faculty Sponsored Dissertation Research Grant, Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Asutin, 2011-2012

Languages:

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • German

Selected Publications

  • Forthcoming. “Fire in the Skies: Airspace, the Environment and Guerrilla Technologies in Postwar Brazil.” In Technology and Culture.
  • 2012. Tio Sam em Ares Tropicais: O Olhar Norte-Americano Sobre a Aviação Brasileira [Uncle Sam in Tropical Airs: The North American Purview on Brazilian Aviation]. In Anais do 1º. Seminário Nacional da História da Aviação Brasileira. (Vol. 1)
  • 2014. “An Art of Air and Fire: Brazil’s Renegade Baloonists.” In The Appendix: a new journal of Narrative and Experimental History. (Vol. 2, Issue 4)

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: HISL-2820-01: Modern Brazil, HISL-2910-01: Frontiers: From Jungle to Space, HISL-6910-01: Rebellion & Crime in Latin America

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