Richard Turits

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Turits Richard

Associate Professor

1029 Tisch Hall

Office Location(s): 2741 Haven Hall / 2620 School of Social Work Bldg.
Phone: 734.647.4873
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
      Department of Afroamerican and African Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • Caribbean
    • Comparative race and slavery
    • Comparative authoritarianism
    • U.S-Latin relations
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    Foundations of Despotism: Peasants, the Trujillo Regime, and Modernity in Dominican History (Stanford:  Stanford University Press, 2003)

    “Par-delà les plantations. Question raciale et identités collectives à Santo Domingo,” Genèses (Paris) 66 (March 2007): 51-68

    "A World Destroyed, A Nation Imposed:  The 1937 Haitian Massacre in the Dominican Republic.”  Hispanic American Historical Review 82, no. 3 (Aug. 2002): 589-635 

  • Education
    • Ph.D Chicago, 1997