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Cheryl Jimenez Frei

Cheryl Jimenez-Frei
  • Assistant Professor
  • History
  • Latin American and Latinx Studies

Teaching Interests

Public History
Latin American History
World History
Cultural & Urban Histories

Research and Creative Activities

Modern Latin America (the Southern Cone)
Memory and the Built Environment
Human Rights
Urban History
Visual culture


Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara (History)
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara (Latin American & Iberian Studies)
B.A. Northern Michigan University (International Studies & Journalism)

Published Research

“Columbus, Juana, and the Politics of the Plaza: Battles over Monuments, Memory, and Identity in Buenos Aires,” Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 51. 3 (August 2019).

 “Towards Memory, Against Oblivion: A Comparative Perspective on Public Memory, Monuments, and Confronting a Painful Past in the United States and Argentina,” The Public Historian, Special Digital Issue: Monuments, Memory, Politics, and Our Publics (Sept. 2017).