University of Pittsburgh


George Reid Andrews

Distinguished Professor
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison (1978)

University of Pittsburgh
Department of History
3527 Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Curriculum Vitae


Latin America, Comparative Race



Colonial and Modern Latin America
Afro-Latin America
Race in Latin America
State and Society in Latin America
U.S.-Latin American Relations


Selected Publications

Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay (University of North Carolina Press, 2010)

Afro-Latin America, 1800–2000 (Oxford University Press, 2004)

The Social Construction of Democracy,
coedited with Herrick Chapman (Macmillan and New York University Press, 1995)

Blacks and Whites in São Paulo, Brazil, 1888–1988 (University of Wisconsin Press, 1991)

The Afro-Argentines of Buenos Aires, 1800–1900
(University of Wisconsin Press, 1980)



Nathan I. Huggins Lectures, Harvard University (2012)
Distinguished Professor (2008)
Arthur Whitaker Book Prize (2005, 2011)
Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship (2001)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1996)
Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award (1996)
NEH Fellowship (1995)



Envisioning Latin America, book manuscript under contract to Harvard University Press.