Rick A. Lopez

Rick A. Lopez is a Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Amherst College. He earned his B.A. from Amherst College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University.

Professor Lopez researches the methods of cultural integration and the effects that integration has on the surrounding people and environment. His research focuses specifically on Mexican culture and the changes it has undergone over the years.

Representative Publications

López, Rick A. “The Morrows in Mexico: Nationalist Politics, Foreign Patronage, and the Promotion of Mexican Popular Arts.” Casa Mañana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts (2002): 47-63.

López, Rick A. “Nature as Subject and Citizen in the Mexican Botanical Garden, 1787–1829.” A Land between Waters: Environmental Histories of Modern Mexico: 2012-73.

López, Rick. “The India Bonita contest of 1921 and the ethnicization of Mexican national culture.” Hispanic American Historical Review 82.2 (2002): 291-328.

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