James Cane-Carrasco

Associate Professor


Professor Cane-Carrasco is a scholar of Latin America who specializes on the history of Argentina. His new book, The Fourth Enemy: Journalism and Power in the Making of Peronist Argentina, 1930-1955, will appear this year with Pennsylvania State University Press. Other recent publications include "`Trabajadores de la pluma: Periodistas, propietarios y estado en la tranformacion de la prensa argentina, 1935-1945" which is chapter one in Liliana Da Orden y Julio Cesar Melon Pirro (eds), Prensa y peronismo. Discursos, practicas, empresas (1943-1958). He has presented his work at professional conferences, including new research on the reception of Marx in Latin America, and he has served as the president of Chile/Rio de la Plata Committee of the Conference on Latin American History. His teaching has ranged from "Experiences of Socialism in the Twentieth-Century World" to a team-taught course called "Cultural Revolutions in the 1960s" to surveys of Hispanic America to "Mass Movements in Twentieth-Century South America." Professor Cane-Carrasco received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.