Christina Bueno,

Assistant Professor




Ph.D., History, University of California, Davis


Areas of Interest

Mexico, indigenous peoples, race and ethnicity, and state- and nation-building


LLAS / Crosslisted Courses Taught

LLAS 101 - Introduction to Latino and Latin American Studies

HIST 111D - World History: Latin America

HIST 353 - The History of Mexico

HIST 354 - Contemporary Latin America

HIST 392 - Revolutions in Modern Latin America


Selected Publications

Professor Bueno is currently writing a book manuscript which examines the ways in which the Mexican government used archaeology for the purposes of nation-building during the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz (1877-1911). Her recent publications include “Teotihuacan: Showcase for the Centennial,” in Holiday in Mexico: Critical Reflections on Tourism and Tourist Encounters, eds., Dina Berger and Andrew Wood (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010) and “Forjando Patrimonio: The Making of Archaeological Patrimony in Porfirian Mexico,” Hispanic American Historical Review, 90, no. 2 (May 2010).