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Susan Besse

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Susan Besse

Associate Professor
Director, City College Fellowship Program

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Department
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NAC 5/118-6/316
Phone Number: 
212-650-7475
Fax: 
212-650-8388
Email: 
sbesse@ccny.cuny.edu
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Profile
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 Professor Besse is a specialist in Latin American and Caribbean history. She is particularly concerned with problems of gender, ethnicity, class, and nationality. She has published a book, Restructuring Patriarchy: The Modernization of Gender Inequality in Brazil, 1914-1940 (University of North Carolina Press), which has been translated into Portuguese. She has also published a number of articles and reviews, and has worked closely with the Women's Studies Program including service as its Director. She currently directs the City College Fellowships Program.

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Education
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  • Certificat, Institut d’Etudes du Developpement (Geneva)
  • B.A., Smith College
  • Ph.D., Yale Univ.
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Courses Taught
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  • Colonial Latin America
  • Modern Latin America
  • Women and Gender in Latin America
  • Women's Studies 1000
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Publications
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