Aaron W. Navarro

Associate Professor
History
Reed Hall 106

aaron.navarro@tcu.edu | 817-257-6290

Education

Ph.D., History, Harvard University (2004)
MA, History, Harvard University (1999)
BA, History, with honors, The University of Texas at Austin (1996)

Courses Taught

HIST 30963 History of Brazil
HIST 30993 History of Mexico

Areas of Focus

Politics, elections, and opposition (Latin America)
Intelligence services and society (Comparative World)
Military and society (Latin America)
Dissidence and social movements (Mexico)
International Relations (Latin America)

Confluence and Conflict: The US-Mexico Intelligence Deal. Monograph in progress.

Transforming Mexico: Miguel Alemán in Power, 1939-1952. Monograph in progress.

Political Intelligence and the Creation of Modern Mexico, 1938-1954. Penn State University Press, 2010.

“Derecha Mexicana (coyuntura de 1940)” in Torcuato di Tella and Patricia Chomnález, eds. Repertorio politico. 4 vol. A United Nations Development Program publication. (Buenos Aires: Emecé Planeta, 2007).

“La fusión fracasada: Almazán y Amaro en la campaña presidencial de 1940”, Boletín del Fideicomiso Archivos Plutarco Elías Calles y Fernando Torreblanca 49 (August 2005), pp.1-32.

Elizabeth Kokernot Hardie Faculty Fellowship, Trinity University, 2013-15
Languages Across the Curriculum Course Development Grant, Trinity University, 2013
Faculty Summer Stipend, Trinity University, 2012
Faculty Development Leave, University of North Texas, 2011 (declined)
Junior Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, University of North Texas, 2005
Faculty Research Grant, University of North Texas, 2005
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities, Harvard University, 2003-2004
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Latin American History, Harvard University, 2000-2003
Jacob Javits Fellowship in the Humanities, Harvard University, 1997-2000
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Summer Travel Grants, 1997-2003
Ferguson Prize for Best History Honors Thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1996
Hibbs Scholarship for Spanish, University of Texas at Austin, 1996
Hibbs Scholarship for History, University of Texas at Austin, 1995, 1996
Texas Achievement Honors Award, University of Texas at Austin, 1991-1996
University of Texas Presidential Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin, 1991

American Historical Association (since 1997)
Conference on Latin American History (since 1999)
Latin American Studies Association (since 1997)
Mexico Project Information Office (since 2010)
Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (since 2007)
Southwest Conference on Latin American Studies (since 2004)
World Affairs Council of San Antonio (since 2012)
Friends of Casa Navarro, Board Member (since 2013)
University of Texas at San Antonio, Mexico Center, Advisory Board Member (since 2013)
Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos (AEM) (since 2015)

Director, Mexico, the Americas and Spain (MAS) Program, Trinity University, June 2013-May 2016
Member, University Task Force, Center for International Engagement, Trinity University, November 2013-2018
Chair, Executive Committee, MAS Program, Trinity University, June 2013-May 2016
Member, International Studies Committee, Trinity University, Spring 2012-September 2017
Member, International Programs Committee, Trinity University, Spring 2012-September 2017
Coordinator, Boston Area Latin American History Workshop, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), Harvard University, 2002-2003
Coordinator, Graduate Student Workshop on Latin American History, DRCLAS, Harvard University, 2002-2003
Member, Student Advisory Board, DRCLAS, Harvard University, 2001-2004