About Ruth Oropeza
Amid the instability and political turmoil of nineteenth century Spain, Ruth's research focuses on disease and epidemics. Specifically, the impact communicable and infectious diseases had in shaping norms of public health and citizenship. Ruth's other research interests are animals, medicine, and the impact science has in interpreting body politics.
Areas of Study
Modern Spain, Modern Europe, European History, History of Disease, Western Civlization.