James Barefoot

About James Barefoot

I am a PhD candidate with interests in political violence, performance, propaganda, and national identities in Argentina’s “El Proceso” dictatorship, Southern Cone military regimes during the 1970's and 80's, and Operation Condor.

Areas of Study


Latin America

Southern Cone - 20th Century

Authoritarian Politics in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile

Dirty War/El Proceso

Operation Condor

Cold War


Violence as Performance

Theater States

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Contact Information

James Barefoot
PhD Candidate
Office: Chávez 422
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-11:00 a.m. In addition, one hour by appointment weekly. (Fall 2018)


BA in History - Texas A&M University - 2012

MA in Latin American History - University of Arizona - 2015

Courses Taught

Hist 464: Modern Argentina

Hist 477: Comparative Revolutions

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Contact Us

Department of History
Cesar E. Chavez Bldg.
Main Office, Room 415 
1110 James E. Rogers Way
Tucson, AZ 85721

Email: history@email.arizona.edu
Tel: (520) 621-1586
Fax: (520) 621-2422