Cameron D. Jones
- Latin American History
- History of the Afro-descendants in California
- History of Rebellion and Subversion
- Borderlands History
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- 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)
- California Secondary Education Credential-Authorizations: History/Social Science, English, Spanish, Bilingual Education; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (2017)
Awards, Honors and Professional Activities
- Antonine Tibesar Award, Conference on Latin American History, 2017
- Faculty of the Year, History Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (2016)
- 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
At the Heart of the Borderlands: Africans and Afro-descendants on the edges of Colonial Spanish America. Edited with Jay T. Harrison. University of New Mexico Press, Diálogos Series, 2023.
In Service of Two Masters: The Missionaries of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon Peru. Stanford University Press, 2018.
“‘Se Llaman Gente de Razón’: Afro-Descendants in Early Spanish California, 1769-1821.” In At the Heart of the Borderlands: Africans and Afro-descendants on the edges of Colonial Spanish America. Edited by Cameron D. Jones and Jay T. Harrison. University of New Mexico Press, Diálogos Series, 2023.
“Spanish Amazonia, 1532-1825.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. Oxford University Press, 2021.
"South American Missions." In Oxford Bibliographies in Latin American Studies, Ed. Ben Vinson. Oxford University Press, 2021.
“The Evolution of Spanish Governance During the Early Bourbon Period in Peru: The Juan Santos Atahualpa Rebellion and the Missionaries of Ocopa.” In The Americas: a quarterly review of Latin American History. Vol. 73, No. 3 (July 2016), pp. 325-348.
“The Heroes of these New Lands’: Spanish California’s Hidden Afro-descendant Settlers, 1768-1821" Latin American Studies Association, Virtual Conference, March 2022.
“‘They Call Themselves People of Reason': Afro-Descendant Soldiers in Early California, 1768–1848.” Conference on Latin American History, American Historical Association, New York, New York, January 2020.
2020-Present – Advisor, Students for Immigration Justice, Cal Poly
2015-2018 – Advisor, Students for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, Cal Poly
2015-2018 – Coordinator, English as a Second Language Tutoring and Mentoring Program,
Morro Bay High School, Morro Bay, California (in coordination with Cal Poly’s chapter of MEXA)
- American Historical Association
- Conference on Latin American History
- Rocky Mountain Council on Latin American Studies
- Asociación Internacional De Peruanistas
- American Society of Church History
- Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies
- Phi Alpha Theta
- History 201 United States History to 1865
- History 213 Modern Political Economy
- 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