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Gregory Swedberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Gregory SwedbergGregory Swedberg is a member of the Department of History and has been affiliated with the College since 2007. Dr. Swedberg received his B.A. from the College of Charleston in 1988, his M.A. from Appalachian State University in 2001, and his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 2007. A Fulbright Hays recipient, his research examines the effects the Mexican Revolution had on gender and labor relations in Orizaba, Mexico. Currently he is revising his manuscript Dangerous Women and Macho Men Gendering Family, Labor and Community in Postrevolutionary Orizaba, Mexico, 1920-1940.

The courses he teaches include the following: 

  • Race and Sexuality in the Caribbean
  • The History of the Caribbean
  • Latin America: A Century of Social Change and Revolution
  • The Mexican Revolution
  • Violence in Modern Latin America
  • History and Historians
  • The History of Mexico
  • Women and Gender in Latin America
  • Indigenous and Colonial Latin America