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Alexander Wisnoski, III, Ph.D.

Alex Wisnoski-125x168 web profile
Title: Assistant Professor, History
Phone: 678-717-2272

Office: Strickland Academic, 206, Gainesville
Areas of Expertise: Latin American History, Early Modern World


  • Ph.D., History, University of Minnesota, MN, 2015
  • M.A., History, Appalachian State University, NC, 2009
  • B.A., History, Lee University, TN, 2007


Peer-reviewed Articles

“‘It is unjust for the law of marriage to be broken by the law of slavery’: Married Slaves and their Masters in Early Colonial Lima,” Slavery & Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies 35, no. 2 (2014): 234-252. [Spanish Translation: “‘No es justo que la ley de matrimonio se quebrante por la ley de servidumbre’: Esclavos casados y sus amos en Lima, siglos XVIXVII,” Historia y Cultura: Revista del Museo Nacional Arqueología, Antropología e Historia
del Perú 27 (2014).]  

“Thou Shall Not Work: Religious Accommodation and Labor Resistance in Eighteenth-Century Sonoran Missions,” The Latin Americanist 53, no. 1 (2009): 211-229.

Other Articles

“From Rivers to Roads: Economic and Environmental Impact of Recent Infrastructure Expansion in North Carolina,” with Jari Eloranta, in Monelta kantilta: Ilkka Nummelalle omistettu juhlakirja (From Many Perspectives: A Festschrift Dedicated to Celebrate Ilkka Nummela), ed. J. Ojala, J. Eloranta, and H. Roiko-Jokela. University of Jyväskylä, 2010.

“Anabaptist Politics: Pacifism and the Separation of Church and State,” The Enlightenment: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts and Sciences 2 (2007): 1-21.

Book Reviews, Encyclopedia Entries, and Essays

“Review: Vertical Empire: The General Resettlement of Indians in the Colonial Andes by Jeremy Ravi Mumford,” Bulletin of Latin American Research, 2015.

“What I Wish I’d Known” Inside Higher Ed, September 26, 2014. 

“Eduardo Matarazzo Suplicy,” in Brazil Today: An Encyclopedia of the Republic, ed. John J. Crocitti and Monique Vallance. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

“Review: Annals of His Time: Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, edited by James Lockhart, Susan Schroeder, and Doris Namala,” Itinerario 34, no. 2 (2010): 149-150.

Work Experience

Senior Lecturer in World History, Messiah College (2015-16) - Courses Taught: First Year Seminar: Accidental Encounters, Western Civilization II, World Civilizations II, The Emergence of Modernity in the Western Imagination

Visiting Faculty, Miami University Middletown (2013) - Introduction to Latin America (History and Anthropology) and World History II

Instructor, Southern New Hampshire University (2012-14) - Western Civilization to 1500 and World Civilizations (online)

Instructor, University of Minnesota (2011) - Modern Latin America 1825 to the Present

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