José C. Moya

José C. Moya

Research Interest


José C. Moya, Professor of History, joined the Barnard faculty in 2005 after teaching at UCLA for 17 years. In addition to his teaching duties for Barnard's Department of History, Professor Moya is affiliated with the Human Rights Studies Program.

Professor Moya teaches courses in Latin American history, Latin American civilization, and world migration. He has written extensively on global migration, gender, and labor.

Professor Moya has received three Fulbright Fellowships, a Burkhardt Fellowship, and a Del Amo Fellowship. His research and scholarship have also been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

His book, Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, 1850-1930, received five awards. The journal Historical Methods devoted a forum to its theoretical and methodological contributions to migration studies.

Professor Moya is currently editing Latin American Historiography for Oxford University Press, as well as working on the socio-cultural history of anarchism in belle-époque Buenos Aires and the Atlantic world.

Professor Moya is the Director of the Barnard Forum on Migration.

Selected Publications

Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, 1850-1930 (University of California Press, 1998).

Latin American Historiography, editor (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).