Dr. Michael LaRosa has published a new textbook titled The Third Century with historian Mark Gilderhus and Rhodes alumnus David LaFevor.
Prof. Mike LaRosa is currently in Bogotá, Colombia conducting research on “out migration” from Colombia to other parts of the world.
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I was hired in 1995 to teach the History of Latin America—I consider myself a sort of “NAFTA hire”; the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect on 1 January 1994 and forever changed the dynamic between the United States and Mexico (and, lest we forget (but we always do), Canada). The leaders of the college, post-NAFTA, decided to connect the history department curriculum to the new political, economic and social realities imposed by late twentieth century “globalization.”
Dr. Michael LaRosa, associate professor of history at Rhodes, and alumnus Bryce Ashby ’00 regularly co-write articles about immigration reform issues.
Dr. Michael LaRosa and Rhodes alumnus Bryce Ashby ’00 have published a commentary on immigration reform on the Huffington Post politics page.