Sarah Sears

Gradute Student

Latin America & the Caribbean


Research Interests:

  • US-Mexico borderlands
  • Environmental history
  • Latin America and the world
  • Twentieth century US

Awards & Fellowships:

  • Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowship, UC Berkeley Global, International & Area Studies (2021)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (Fall 2020)
  • Graduate Remote Instruction Innovation Fellowship (Summer 2020)
  • Atlantic 10 Postgraduate Scholarship (2018)

Teaching Experience:

  • Graduate Student Instructor, US History through Reconstruction (Fall 2021)
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Modern Latin America (Spring 2021)
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Becoming Latin America, 1492-1910 (Fall 2021)
  • Reader, Mexican American Histories (Spring 2022)
  • Reader, Immigrants and Immigration as US History (Summer 2021)

Education:

MA in History, UC Berkeley (2021)

BA in Latin American Studies, Davidson College (2018)