Ruth Oropeza

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.

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Contact Information

Ruth Oropeza
PhD Candidate

Courses Taught

Section Leader 

Hist 160c

Hist 150c1

Hist 160B1 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Department of History
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