Dr. Richard Grossman
Professor Emeritus
College of Arts and Sciences
Modern Central American History and United States foreign relations.
Courses Taught
Hist 111D: World History: Latin America
Hist: 332B: United States Foreign Relations, 1914 - Present
Hist 351: History of Central American and the Caribbean
Hist 353: History of Mexico
Research Interests
Latin America

University of Chicago

History, Ph.D., 1996


Dr. Grossman specializes in modern Central American History and US Foreign Relations. His recent publications include "The Hero Never Dies: Augusto Sandino of Nicaragua" in Samuel Brunk and Ben Fallaw, eds. Heroes and Hero Cults in Latin America (University of Texas Press. 2006) and "The Blood of the People: The Guardia Nacional de Nicaragua's Fifty Year War Against the People of Nicaragua, 1927-1979" in Cecilia Menjivar and Nestor Rodriguez, eds. When States Kill: Latin America, the U.S., and Technologies of Terror (University of Texas Press, 2005).

Office Hours
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae