Rocio Gomez holds a Ph.D. in Latin American History from the University of Arizona. Her research explores the environmental history of Modern Mexico and focuses on the effects of silver mining on water and public health in Zacatecas. Gomez is establishing a strong publication record with peer-reviewed journal articles and encyclopedia entries and is the author of Silver Veins and Dusty Lungs: Water, Public Health, and the Environmental Legacies of Industry in Modern Mexico, 1834-1945, which is under contract with the University of Nebraska Press. She was most recently a visiting assistant professor in our history department.
PhD in Latin American History (University of Arizona, 2014)