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UT Tyler Department of History

Colin Snider

Colin Snider

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of History
Building: BUS 267
Phone: 903.565.5758


B.A., Ohio Northern University

M.A., University of New Mexico

Ph.D., University of New Mexico


This is Dr. Snider's first year at UT Tyler.  His is the author of "'A More Systemic Fight for Reform': University Reform, Student Movements, Society, and the State in Brazil, 1957-1968," in The Third World in the Global Sixties (New York: Berghahn Books, 2012) and he is currently working on 'Diploma Factories,' Development, and Dictatorship: Educational Reform, University Students, and Catholic Activism in Brazil, 1957-1980."

In addition to other publications and conference papers, Dr. Snider is also currently working on a book project that uses universities to examine state-society relations and student activism in Brazil between 1955 and 1990, with a particular emphasis on Brazil's military dictatorship (1964-1985). Other research interests include human rights and memory struggles, indigenous history, gender history, and labor. In addition to courses he is teaching this year at UT-Tyler, he has also in the past taught the History of Mexico, class on 1968 in the Global Context, and a borderlands course on the History of New Mexico.

Class Taught:

HIST 1301 U.S. History I

HIST 1302 U.S. History II

HIST 2322 World Civilizations II

Colonial Latin American History

Modern Latin American History