Margaret PowerProfessor, History; Pre-Law Advisor
Office: SH 211
Office Hours: On sabbatical fall 2010
- Latin America (Chile and Puerto Rico); women; gender; human rights; the Right.
- BA Georgetown University;
- MA San Francisco State;
- PhD University of Illinois at Chicago.
Research & Major Accomplishments
- Current Project: The Puerto Rican Nationalist Party; Members of the Chilean military who opposed Pinochet.
- January 2010 Congress on Latin American History (CLAH) Honorable Mention for "The Engendering of Anti-Communism and Fear in Chile's 1964 Presidential Election," Diplomatic History.
- Julia Beveridge Award.
New Perspectives on the Transnational Right (co-edited with Martin Durham), Palgrave MacMillan, December 2010.
The Engendering of Anti-Communism and Fear in Chiles 1964 Presidential Election, Diplomatic History. 2009.
Is Democracy in the Classroom Possible? Radical History Review, 2009.
Repression and Resistance, Hatred and Hope: Civilian Life during the Military Dictatorship, in Daily Life of Civilians during Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Latin America, ed. Pedro Santoni, Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008.
Right-Wing Women's Movements and Gender Ideologies. In Battleground: Women and Gender. Ed. Amy Lind.Greenwood Publishing, 2008.
The Most Revolutionary Figure in Chile is La Mujer: Narratives of the Anti-Allende Women's Movement,” in Revolucionaraias. Conflict and Gender in Latin American Narratives by Women. Eds. Par Kumaraswami and Niamh Thornton, Oxford, England and Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2007.
“La mujer conservadora en Brasil y Chile,” in Historia de las Mujeres en España y America Latina, Madrid: Editorial, Catedra, 2006.
“Right-Wing Men in Chile,” in Third World Men: An Anthology, ed. Adam Jones, London: England, Zed Press, 2006.
“U.S. Foreign Policy,” in The Red Scare After 1945, in the History in Dispute Series. Manly, Inc. 2006
“La mujer de la derecha en América Latina y en el mundo: Una perspectiva comparativa,” Revista de Estudios Historicos, vol. 2, no. 1, August 2005, www.estudioshistoricos.uchile.cl
“Gender, Modernity, and Technology: Chile under Four Regimes,” Rockefeller Archives Research Reports, January 2005, http://archive.rockefeller.edu/publications/resrep/rronlinenew.php
"More Than Mere Pawns: Right-Wing Women in Chile," Journal of Women’s History, Vol. 16,No. 3, 2004.
“Gender and Chile's Split Culture: Continuing Contradictions in Women’s Lives,” ReVista, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard, May 2004.
Right-Wing Women around the World: Feminine Power and the Struggle against Allende, 1964-1973, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2002.
Right-Wing Women around the World: From Conservatives to Extremists, Routledge, 2002.