Andrew Grant Wood

Andrew Wood Bio

Stanley Rutland Professor of American HistoryChapman Hall 207
(918)631 2904
andrew-wood@utulsa.eduPersonal Page

For me, teaching and scholarship present a wonderful opportunity for personal growth as well as the responsibility to work towards realizing positive social change.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Areas of Research Focus

Social and cultural history of the Americas, especially Mexico and Brazil.

Current Projects:

  • Author: Born Under the Silvery Moon: A History of the Port of Veracruz, Mexico.
  • Co editor and contributor: Critical Reflections on Academic Tourism in Latin America.
  • Research projects on
         (a) Brazilian Anthropologist Heloisa Alberto Torres and
         (b) French photo journalist Pierre Verger’s love affair with Salvador,
              Bahia, Brazil

Courses Taught at TU

  • Latin America (HIST 2213)
  • Social Revolutions in Latin America (HIST 2243)
  • History of Ancient America (HIST 2283)
  • Pirates and Piracy in the Atlantic World (HIST 2412)
  • Music and Society in the Americas through Film (HIST 2453)
  • Colonialism and Imperialism (HIST 2733)
  • History of Latin America through Film (HIST 3363)
  • Cultural History of Inter-American Relations (HIST 3693)
  • History of Popular Culture in the Americas (HIST 3733)
  • History of Canada (HIST 4373)


  • Agustín Lara: A Cultural Biography
    Oxford 2014
  • Holiday in Mexico: Essays on Tourism and Tourist Encounters
  • On The Border: Society and Culture Between the United States and Mexico
  • Revolution in the Street: Women, Workers and Urban Protest in Veracruz, 1870-1927
  • The Borderlands: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics on the U.S. Mexico Divide