Jeffrey Richey

 

Assistant Professor of History

Office: Social Science Building, Room 254
Phone: 801-626-6784
Fax: 801-626-7613
Email: jeffreyrichey@weber.edu

Degrees 

  • BA, Brigham Young University (2005)
  • MA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007)
  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2013)

Courses

  • 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

 

Biography

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 20th century Argentina. Broader research interests include sport and society, popular culture, race and racism, national identity and regionalism.