Curriculum Vita

 

 

P.O. Box 5010     Mt. Berry, GA 30149-0065 Phone: 706-290-2169     jhoyt [at] berry [dot] edu

Jennifer T. Hoyt,  Assistant Professor

Education

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin – 2012
Dissertation: Beyond the Dirty War: Urban Reforms and Protest in Buenos Aires during the Last Military Dictatorship, 1976-1983.

M.A., University of Texas at Austin – 2007
Thesis: Protectors of the City versus Protectors of the Nation: Buenos Aires, Architects, and the Last Military Dictatorship, 1976-1983.

B.A., University of Georgia – 2004
Major: History                                                 Minor: Spanish

Languages

  • Spanish: Near fluent.
  • Portuguese: Proficient in reading.

Employment

Berry College, Rome, GA
Assistant Professor of Latin American History – Fall 2013 to present

Samford University, Birmingham, AL
Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American History – 2012-2013

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Teaching Assistant – 2005-2012

Courses Taught

  • HIS 155: World History Since 1550
  • HIS 320: Colonial Latin America
  • HIS 321: Modern Latin America
  • HIS 303: Environmental History
  • HIS 322: Modern Mexico
  • LCS 200: Foundations in Latin America and the Caribbean

Publications

  • Beyond the Dirty War: Urban Reforms and Protest in Buenos Aires, 1976-1983. Manuscript in progress.
  • “U.S.-Argentine Relations,” in Oxford Research Encyclopedias in History (to be submitted for review October 2015).
  • “Clean, Fast, and Green: Urban Reforms in Buenos Aires and Cold War Ideologies, 1976-1983.” Urban History, Vol 42, No 4 (Nov 2015): 646-662
  • “The Other Dirty War: Cleaning up Buenos Aires during the Last Dictatorship (1976-1983),” in Beyond the Eagle’s Shadow: New Histories of Latin America’s Cold War. Mark A. Lawrence, Virginia Garrard-Burnett, and Julio E. Moreno, eds. (University of New Mexico Press, 2013).
  • Archive Review: “The George Lister Papers,” Ethnic and Third World Literatures (E3W), Spring 2007.

Conferences

American Society of Environmental History, 2016 Conference; Seattle, WA; March 30-April 2, 2016. Panel organizer and presenter.
Panel: Mythologizing the Natural in Urban Identities

  • Paper: Reconquering the River: Buenos Aires and the Río de la Plata 

130th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association; Atlanta, GA; January 7-10, 2016. Panel Organizer and Chair.
Panel: The Promise of Internships in History

XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico; May 27-31, 2015. Presenter
Panel: Cold Warriors and Technocrats: Experts and Expertise in the Latin American City.

  • Paper: More Like the West: The Last Military Dictatorship, Urban Reforms, and Professional Protest in Buenos Aires, 1976-1983.

American Society of Environmental Historians, 2014 Conference, San Francisco, California; March 12-15, 2014. Panel organizer and presenter.
Panel: Forcing the Green: Dictatorships and Environmental Policy in the 20th Century.

  • Paper: The Clean, Green Fight Against Communism: Embracing the Environment in Buenos Aires during the Last Military Dictatorship, 1976-1983.

American Society of Environmental Historians, 2013 Conference, Toronto, Canada; April 3-6, 2013. Panel organizer and presenter.
Panel: Between the Park and the Shantytown: Latin American Cities and the Environment during the Twentieth Century.

  • Paper: The Green Counterrevolution: The 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and the Last Military Dictatorship in Argentina.

XXIX International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Toronto, Canada; October 6-9, 2010. Presenter.
Panel: Uses of Nature to Negotiate Crisis, 1929-1955.

  • Paper: The Creation of Día Mundial del Urbanismo: Putting the Environment into Urban Planning, Argentina 1949.

XXVIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; June 11-14, 2009. Presenter.
Panel: “Reshaping the Urban Landscape.”

  • Paper: “The Curious Case of Dr. Guillermo D. Laura: Urban Reforms in Buenos Aires, 1976-1983.”

Professional Service and Experience

  • Chair, Council on Student Scholarship, 2015-2016
    Berry College
  • Evans School Representative, Planning Council, 2015-2016
    Berry College
  • Advisor, Habitat for Humanity, 2014 – present
    Berry College
  • Faculty Assembly Representative, Interdisciplinary Studies Committee, 2014-2016
    Berry College
  • Faculty Assembly Representative, Council on Student Scholarship, 2014-2015
    Berry College
  • Member, Latin American Studies Program Committee, 2013 – present
    Berry College
  • Chair, Distinguished Speakers in Latin American History Series, Fall 2005 – Spring 2006
    Department of History, University of Texas, Austin
  • Researcher, Spring 2006
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), Austin, TX
  • Research Assistant, George Lister Papers, May 2006 – September 2006
    School of Law, University of Texas, Austin
    Website URL: http://www.utexas.edu/law/academics/centers/humanrights/lister/

Grants and Fellowships

  • Community Engagement Course Enhancement Stipend, Berry College, 2015
  • Faculty Development Grant, Berry College, Summer 2014
  • Research Travel Grant, UT Department of History, Summer 2009
  • Conference Travel Grant, Latin American Studies Association, Summer 2009
  • Departmental Research Fellowship, UT Department of History, Fall 2008
  • Carlos E. Castañeda Research Fellowship, UT Department of History, Summer 2008
  • Departmental Research Fellowship, UT Department of History, Spring 2008
  • Mary Helen Quinn Research Fellowship, UT Department of History, Summer 2007
  • Professional Development Award, UT Department of History, Spring 2007
  • Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, Summer 2006
  • Dora Bonham Research Travel Grant, UT Department of History, Summer 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Historical Association (AHA)
  • Member, Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
  • Member, American Society of Environmental Historians (ASEH)
  • Member, Conference on Latin American History (CLAH)
  • Member, Phi Alpha Theta, Berry College chapter

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