Marysa Navarro-Aranguren

  • Professor Emerita of History

  • Charles A. and Elfriede A. Collis Professor Emerita in History

Marysa Navarro received her Ph.D. in Latin American History from Columbia University in 1964. She joined the History Department in 1968 and taught courses on the Spanish Conquest, the history of Brazil, the history of contemporary Latin America, slavery, revolution and bureaucratic authoritarianism. She has written and edited several books on rightwing thought in Argentina, Eva Perón, women's history and women's studies, as well as numerous articles. Since her retirement she has been appointed Resident Scholar at the David Rockefeller Institute for Latin American Studies, Harvard University. She continues to be involved in several projects dealing with coeducation at Dartmouth, an account of her life and her family during the Spanish Civil War and the Second World War, and a History of the Inter-American Commission of Women and the Pan American Union.




  • B.A. Instituto José Batlle y Ordóñez, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • M.A. Columbia University
  • Ph.D Columbia University

Selected Publications

  • "La red lationamericana de católicas por el derecho a decidir" in De lo personal a lo politico: 30 años de agencia feminista en America Latina , with M C Mejia, (2006).

  • Evita , four editions, (4th- 2005).

  • Evita, Mitos y representaciones , (2002).

  • "Against Marianisno," in Gender's Place: Feminist Anthropologies of Latin America , with R Montoya, L Frazier and J Hurtig (eds.), (2002).

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Works In Progress

A book with A L Jaiven on women's suffrage in Latin America; the Inter-American Commission on Women; a book on my family during the Spanish Civil War and our exile