Andrés Bustamante

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Research interests: 

Latin America


Andrés is a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American History. His dissertation is a social and legal history of archaeology in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico, which examines the relationship between archaeology and the territorial politics of state formation. More broadly, his research interests include Indigenous history, history of the social sciences, and Mesoamerican art.
Andrés graduated with a B.A. in History from Yale College and received an M.Phil in Archaeology and History of Art from the University of Cambridge. He has curatorial experience at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and the Yale Center for British Art. At Yale, he is a co-coordinator of the Latin American History Speaker Series, former co-coordinator of the Latin American Studies Working Group, and a graduate affiliate of Berkeley College.

Prospective students should feel welcome to reach out with any questions about the graduate program in History.