Robert Buffington

Robert Buffington
Robert Buffington, Associate Professor
Office: Hazel Gates Woodruff Cottage 201
Telephone: 303-492-8923

Curriculum Vitae

Robert Buffington is an Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has done extensive work on the histories of crime and sexuality in Mexico and Latin America. His books include Criminal and Citizen in Modern Mexico (University of Nebraska Press, 2000), Reconstructing Criminality in Modern Latin America (co-edited with Carlos Aguirre), True Stories of Crime in Modern Mexico (co-edited with Pablo Piccato), Mexico: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture and History (co-written with Don Coerver and Suzanne Pasztor), Keen’s Latin American Civilization, 9th edition (co-edited with Lila Caimari), and an edited volume, A Global History of Sexuality (co-edited with Eithne Luibhéid and Donna Guy). He has just completed a book, A Sentimental Education for the Working Man: Mexico City 1900-1910, which analyzes the impact of modernity on working-class notions of manhood in early twentieth-century Mexico City, due to be released in May 2015.