Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A.: Rhodes College
M.A. and Ph.D.: Vanderbilt University
Dr. LaFevor teaches classes on Latin American History, World History, Modern American History and upper division courses on Latin American cultural and social history.
Dr. LaFevor is an historian of Modern Latin America. His current book-length manuscript focuses on body culture, national identity, and masculinity in Cuba and Mexico in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He has been awarded a William J. Fulbright and Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for study and research in Mexico, Cuba, Turkey, Great Britain, Russia, Spain, Peru, Guatemala, Honduras, Poland, Greece and Romania.