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Dr. Michael T. Argüello



MD 371
Telephone: (760) 744-1150  ext 2346
Office Hours:
Spring 2017
Live sections
T 12:45 - 1:30 pm
Th 12:45 - 1:30 pm
Skype interviews by appointment.
Online and Hybrid sections  have separate Skype interview hours.

Students from the online sections are encouraged to attend the Hybrid class meetings whenever they wish, to discuss course themes or topics, or just ask questions!


  Professor of History
Department of Economics, History, & Political Science
Departmental Office:  MD Building, Room MD 375



Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1990. Department of History

Dissertation:  "The Political Use of History in Argentina: 19th Century Historians and the Ideology of National Unity."
Fields of study: Major field in Modern Spanish America and Brazil, minors in Colonial Spanish and Portuguese America and US Social and Ethnic History.


M.A., San Diego State University, 1975.

Latin American Studies, with an emphasis on the Spanish Borderlands and Andean Nations.


B.A., St. Mary's College of California, 1969


In Avila, Spain, with friends (Cristina & Edelberto Marin Velilla) and my daughter Christine (BA Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley, 2013).

On top of the Pyramid of the Sun - Teotihuacan, Mexico, 1976