Professional Presentations/Chair/Discussant

“Innovative Approaches to Expanding Study Abroad Participation to Underrepresented Populations.” (poster) NAFSA 2020 National Conference. St. Louis, MO, 2020 (cancelled due to Covid-19).

“Perspective, Preparation, and Protocol: Explaining International Crisis Planning to Families and Administrators.” NAFSA Region V. Milwaukee, WI, 2019.

"Getting the Most Out of Terra Dotta's Study Abroad Software: Workflow and Process Efficiency for Faculty-Led Programs." Michigan Association of International Educators. Grand Rapids, MI, 2019.

“Serving High-Need Students in Study Abroad.” NAFSA Region V. Schaumburg, IL, 2018.

“Measuring Intercultural Competency of WMU Study Abroad Students.” Assessment in Action Conference. Western Michigan University, 2018.

“A Participatory Approach for Designing Strategies to Promote Diversity: A Case Study in Communication and Study Abroad.” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters. Kalamazoo, MI, 2017. 

"Sex Crime in Late Colonial Mexico City." National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, 2011.

"The Core Set of Iberian Assumptions and the Conquest of America." American Academy of Religion, Montreal, 2009.

"Stirring and Suppressing Emotions: Lust in Late Colonial Mexico." Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies, Santa Fe, NM, 2009.

"The Inquisition and Prohibited Sexual Artwork in Late Colonial Mexico." American Historical Association/Conference on Latin American History/Committee on Lesbian and Gay History, New York, 2009.

(with Thomas Guiler) "Mexican Guest Workers on the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroads During the 1940's." Phi Alpha Theta Pennsylvania Regional Conference, Ursinus College, 2008

"Militant Spanish Catholicism and the Conquest." National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, 2008.

"You Want to Me To Wear What? Experiences as a Foreigner in Mexican Archives." Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, Scranton, PA, 2007.

Chair and Discussant. "Oral Histories, Local Archives and Original Scholarship." Alive to the Call: Women of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 1880 - 1935, Scranton, PA, 2007.

"Along for the Ride: General Manuel D. Asúnsolo and the Mexican Revolution." National Association of Hispanic & Latino Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, 2007.

(with Walter J. Petry) "The Church, Slavery, and Afro-Christian Culture in Latin America," Sponsored by Black Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 2006.

"Violencia Hacia las Mujeres: Visión Histórica y Actual," Sponsored by The Gender Project and the Department of Psychology, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, 2005.

"Teen Realities: Political, Social, and Cultural Issues Facing Mexican Youth," Sponsored by Latin American Studies and the Department of History, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 2005.

"Documenting Spousal Abuse in Mexico City, 1750 - 1850," Research Seminar Series. University of Scranton, Scranton, PA 2005.

"Midwives and Scientific Birthing in 20th-Century Mexico." National Association of Hispanic & Latino Studies, Huston, TX, 2004.

"Interpersonal Relations in Mexican Society: Gender Stereotypes and the Extended Family." Sponsored by Latin American Studies and the Department of History, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 2003.

Chair and Discussant. "Panel on Hispanic Catholicism." American Catholic Historical Association, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 2003.

(with Verónica Vallejo) "Domestic Violence in Colonial Mexico." Phi Alpha Theta New Jersey Regional Conference, Caldwell College, 2002.

"Women in Mexico's Medical Establishment During the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries." The History of Science Society, Denver, CO. 2001.

"La Obstetricia en México y el Surgimiento de la Mujer en la Medicina Professional, Siglos XIX-XX." PHTV. Public Television (, Mexico City, 2001.

"Expert Medical Testimony by Mexican Midwives, 1740 - 1850." National Association of Hispanic & Latino Studies, Huston, TX, 2001.

"Writing History to Suit the Government: Porfirio Díaz and Mexican Historiography in the Twentieth Century." Humanities Institute, College of Arts and Sciences. Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 1999.

"The History of Modern Mexico Through Murals." Conference on Linking International Students Through the Model United Nations. Flint Educational Community, Flint, MI, 1998.

"The Oral History Project: Curriculum Integration Through Field-Study Excursions." National Conference for the Social Studies, Cincinnati, OH, 1997.

"Foreign Language Study Across the College Curriculum: Spanish Documents that Place Modern Europe in Latin American Perspective." Conference on Europe: Unity and Diversity. The University of Connecticut and Marianapolis Preparatory School, Thompson, CT, 1997.

"Protecting and Punishing Deviant Women: The Casa de Depósito in Mexico, 1750 - 1820." Conference on Latin American History, American Historical Association, San Francisco, CA, 1994.


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