Cameron D. Jones

Cameron JonesLecturer

Fields

  • Latin American History
  • History of the Afro-descendants in California
  • History of Rebellion and Subversion
  • Borderlands History
     

Contact Information


Education

  • 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

  • In Service of Two Masters: The Missionairies of Ocopa, Indigenous Resistance, and Spanish Governance in Bourbon, Peru. Stanford University Press, 2018.
  • "Spanish Colonization of the Americas" In Lilia Fernández, editor.  50 Events that Shaped Latino History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic. ABC-CLIO, 2018.
  •  "Pueblo Revolt of 1680," in Lilia Fernández, editor. 50 Events that Shaped Latino History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic. ABC-CLIO, 2018.       
  • The Evolution of Spanish Governance During the Early Bourbon Period in Peru: The Juan Santos Atahualpa Rebellion and the Missionaries of Ocopa," The Americas: a quarterly review of Latin American History. Vol. 73, No. 3 (July 2016), pp. 325-348.
  • "They Call Themselves People of Reason": Afro-Descendant Soldiers in Early California, 1769-1848" Conference on Latin American History, American Historical Association, New York, New York, January 2020
  • "Afro-Latinos in Early Spanish California, 1769-1821" Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies, Reno, Nevada, April 2018.
  • "'The Most Precious and Resplendent Jewel': The Patronato Real and the College of Santa Rosa de Ocopa, 1709-1824" Junipero Serra and Beyond: Evolving Fransiscan Missiologies, Monastery of the Holy Land, Washington, DC, October 2016.
     

Service

  • 2015-present-Advisor, Students for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, Cal Poly
  • 2014-present - Member of Working Group, Cal Poly Latin American Studies Program
  • 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
  • American Society of Church History
  • Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies
  • Phi Alpha Theta
     

Courses

  • 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 
     

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