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Jesse Hingson

Dr. Jesse Hingson

Professor of History

Department Chair of History

School of Social Sciences & Education

Email address  jhingso@ju.edu
Telephone number  904-256-7215
Office location  Gooding Building 215


  • Ph.D., Latin American History, Florida International University, 2003
  • M.A., United States History, Marshall University, 1996
  • B.A., History, Marshall University, 1993

​Fields Of Study

  • Latin American history
  • Family history
  • United States-Latin American relations

​Courses Taught

  • The Modern World (HIST 150)
  • The Technique of History (HIST 300WI)
  • Colonial Latin American History
  • Modern Latin American History
  • United States-Latin American Relations
  • Argentina (HIST 355)
  • Brazil (HIST 356)
  • Cuba
  • Peru

​Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • "Childhood Memories and the Politics of Justice in Post-Rosas Argentina: The Restitution Suit of Olalla Alvarez," Girls in the World: A Global Anthology, edited by Jennifer Helgren and Colleen A. Vasconcellos (Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010), 105-123.
  • "Open Veins, Hidden Transcripts: The National Security Archive as a Tool for Critical Pedagogy in the College Classroom," Radical History Review, Issue 102 (Fall 2008), 90-98.
  • "Love and Authority in Argentina (Nineteenth Century)," in Children and Youth in World History, edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell and Kelly Schrum. Washington, DC: Center for History and New Media, 2008.
  • "Mexico," "Afro-Mexican Identity," "Industrialization," "Truth and Reconciliation Commissions," "Paraguay," and "Uruguay" in Africa and the Americas: History, Culture, and Politics (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC Clio, 2008).
  • "'Savages' Into Supplicants: Subversive Women and Restitution Petitions in Córdoba, Argentina during the Rosas Era," The Americas 64, no. 1 (July 2007), 59-85.
  • "Bibliographical Sources on Africans in Mexico and Argentina," with Roberto Pacheco. Papers of the Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (2005).
  • University of Florida, Latin American and Caribbean Center, 2011
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Global Advisory Board on the History of Childhood, 2007-2009
  • Fund for the Improvement of Secondary Education (FIPSE) Grant, U.S. Department of Education, 2003-2004
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Institute of International Education, Argentina, 1999-2000
  • Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, Title VI, U.S. Department of Education, 1997-1999
  • Treasurer, Florida Conference of Historians
  • Assessment Coordinator, History Department (JU)