Sherrie Baver

Professor

Main Affiliation

Political Science

Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

International Relations

Latin American and Latino Studies

Office

NAC 6/108

Phone

212-650-7491

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Sherrie Baver

Profile

Professor Baver received her Ph.D. from Columbia University (1979). She has served as the Director of the CCNY Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. She has written Political Economy of Colonialism: The State and Industrialization in Puerto Rico (Praeger, 1993) and co-edited Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition  (Notre Dame University Press, 2017 [2nd ed.]). In 2006, she co-edited (with Barbara D. Lynch), Beyond Sun and Sand: Caribbean Environmentalisms (Rutgers University Press, 2006). Her present research focuses on environmental justice/environmental democracy in Latin America. Professor Baver has received various CUNY awards and two Fulbrights to Latin America. She has recently published peer reviewed articles in Callaloo, Caribbean Studies, and Idees d'Ameriques (Paris: Sorbonne). Professor Baver has also been named "Contributing Editor" to Handbook of Latin American Studies (Library of Congress). Professor Baver participated in a 2015 summer seminar on 'Peacebuilding in Indonesia,' funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Publications

Books

 

Baver, Sherrie L., Angelo Falcón, and Gabriel Haslip-Viera (eds.). 2017. Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. 2nd Edition. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

 

Baver, Sherrie L. and Barbara Deutsch Lynch (eds.). 2006. Beyond Sun and Sand: Caribbean Environmentalisms. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

 

Gabriel Haslip-Viera and Sherrie Baver L. (eds.). 1996. Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition. 1st Edition. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

 

Baver, Sherrie L. 1993. The Political Economy of Colonialism: The State and Industrialization in Puerto Rico. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.

 

Courses Taught

GRADUATE

 

IR B2502: Latin America in World Affairs

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE

 

PSC 23000: Contemporary Comparative Politics 

 

PSC 23600: Latin American Political Systems

 

PSC 35500: Environmental Politics; Comparative and Global Perspectives