Dr. Jeffrey Richey

Assistant Professor of History

    Office – Social Science 254

Phone – (801) 626-6784

Fax – (801) 626-7613

Email – jeffreyrichey@weber.edu 


Degrees: B.A., Brigham Young University (2005); M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007); Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2013)


  •     HIST 1510 World History 1500 C.E. to Present
  •     HIST 3050 U.S. Latinos
  •     HIST 4410 Spain and Portugal
  •     HIST 4630 Ancient and Colonial Latin America
  •     HIST 4650 Modern Latin America
  •     HIST 4670 History of Mexico
  •     HIST 4810 Special Course: History of Brazil
  •     HIST 4810 Special Course: Issues in World Soccer
  •     HIST 4830 Directed Readings offered to date:
    •                        National Identity in Twentieth-Century Argentina

Jeffrey Richey specializes in the social and cultural history of modern Latin America. His dissertation, “Playing at Nation: Soccer Competitions, Racial Ideology, and National Integration in Argentina, 1912-1931,” explored the impact of organized soccer and the popular sports press in nation formation and the dissemination of certain racial ideologies in early twentieth-century Argentina. Broader research interests include sport and society, popular culture, race and racism, national identity, and regionalism.