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Mauricio Castro

Assistant Professor of History

Chair of Latin American Studies

Offices & Programs


BA: history, Vassar College
MA: history, Purdue University

PhD: history, Purdue University


Latino studies, Political and Urban History 


Mauricio Castro joined the Centre College faculty in 2019 as an assistant professor of history. Castro’s areas of professional expertise include Latino studies and political and urban history. He was presented the Kirk Award in 2023, recognizing faculty who stand out during annual review sessions by the president, dean and division chairs.