Cameron Jones

Cameron JonesLecturer


  • Latin American History
  • Atlantic History  
  • History of Rebellion and Subversion
  • History of Religion

Contact Information


  • Ph.D., Latin American History, The Ohio State University (2013)
  • M.A., Latin American History, The Ohio State University (2009)  
  • B.A., History, minor in Spanish, Brigham Young University, Cum Laude (2006)

Awards, Honors and Professional Activities

  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, 2010-2011
  • Academy of American Franciscan History Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2010
  • The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Military History Fellowship, 2009, 2011, 2014
  • Clio Teaching Award, Phi Alpha Theta, The Ohio State University, 2010
  • Tinker Foundation Field Research Award, 2007

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • In Service of Two Majesties”: The Bourbon Reforms, Indigenous Resistance, and the Missionaries of Ocopa in Peru, 1709-1824. American Academy of American Franciscan History and Stanford University Press (accepted for publication by the AAFH and pending review by Stanford)                  
  • “The Juan Santos Atahualpa Rebellion, the Missionaries of Ocopa, and the Evolving Nature of Spanish Governance during the Early Bourbon Period in Peru,” The Americas: a quarterly review of Latin American History (under review).
  • “The Black Rebels of the Montaña: African involvement in the Juan Santos Atahualpa Rebellion: 1742-1752.” Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies, Tucson, Arizona, April 2015.
  • “‘Se Llaman Gente de ‘Razón’: Afro-Latinos in Early Spanish California.” Western Society of Eighteenth Century Studies, California Polytechnic State University, San  Luis Obispo, California, February 2015.
  • “En Servicio de Ambas Majestades: los Conflictos entre los Misioneros de Santa Rosa de Ocopa y los Reformadores Borbónicos en el Perú, 1709-1824.” Instituto Riva-Agüero, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, August 2011
  • “Religión, rebelión y regalismo: conflictos entre los misioneros de Santa Rosa de Ocopa y los ministros reales (siglo XVIII).” Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos, Seville, Spain, November 2010


  • Advisor/Contact Person, English Learner Advisory Committee, Morro Bay High School

Organizational Memberships

  • American Historical Association
  • Conference on Latin American History
  • Rocky Mountain Council on Latin American Studies
  • Asociación Internacional De Peruanistas


  • History 201 United States History to 1865
  • History 214 Political Economy of Latin America and the Middle East
  • History 222 World History, 1000 - 1800
  • History 308 The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
  • History 339 Colonial Latin America
  • History 340 Modern Latin America
  • History 442 Topics and Issues in Latin American History 

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