José Moya


Professor of History, Barnard College

José Moya, professor (Barnard), taught Latin American history at UCLA for seventeen years and directed an equal number of doctoral dissertations before coming to Barnard in 2005. His book Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires , 1850-1930 (1998) received five awards and the journal Historical Methods 34 (2001) devoted a forum to its theoretical and methodological contributions to migration studies. He has written extensively on global migration, gender, and labor; and has been a Fullbright Fellow in Buenos Aires (three times), a Burkhardt Fellow in Rome, a Del Amo Fellow in Madrid, and held a fellowship from the NEH. Professor Moya directs the Barnard Forum on Migration and, in 2007–2008, Columbia ’s Institute of Latin American Studies . He is currently editing Latin American Historiography (Oxford UP, forthcoming) and working on the socio-cultural history of anarchism in belle époque Buenos Aires and the Atlantic world.