Jeffrey Rubin

Associate Professor, History

Ph.D., Harvard University
A.B., Harvard College

Jeffrey Rubin is an Affiliate Faculty Member of the Boston University Global Development Policy Center and an Associate Professor of History at Boston University.

He is the author of Decentering the Regime: Ethnicity, Radicalism, and Democracy in Juchitán, Mexico (Duke 1997) and co-author of Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women’s Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration (Duke 2013).  A specialist on social movements in Latin America, Dr. Rubin combines innovative methodological approaches with the study of democratic possibility in Latin America over the past thirty years.

Dr. Rubin also leads the Seeing and Not Seeing Faculty Seminar, a post-disciplinary faculty seminar and public lecture series that brings guests from a range of disciplines and institutions to speak to the project’s core sensibility of simultaneity, multiplicity and holding, sponsored by the Boston University Center for the Humanities and the Boston University Global Development Policy Center.

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