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

Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000 (Harvard University Press, 2016)

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)



Provost’s Excellence in Mentoring Award (2016)
Fulbright Visiting Professor, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay (2014)
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)



Co-editor (with Alejandro de la Fuente), Cambridge University Press Afro-Latin America Series; co-editor (with Alejandro de la Fuente), Cambridge Companion to Afro-Latin American Studies