Robert Clemens Schwaller


Robert Schwaller
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Humanities
  • History

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall, room #3650
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045

Selected Publications

Schwaller, Robert C. 2016. “Géneros de Gente in Early Colonial Mexico: Defining Racial Difference.” Other. University of Oklahoma Press.Schwaller, Robert C, ed. 2012. “A Language of Empire, a Quotidian Tongue: The Uses of Nahuatl in Colonial New Spain.” Journal Articles. Ethnohistory 59 (4).

Grants & Other Funded Activity

Early Afro-Indigenous Frontiers in the Southern Caribbean. $5888.00. (7/1/2015 - 8/31/2015). The GRF provided funds that allowed me to conduct research at the Archivo General de la Nacion in Bogota Colombia. This research allowed me to access archival documents concerning Africans and Native Americans in early Spanish America. This outcomes of this research has already been presented at several conferences and is part of a larger project that will culminate in a historical monograph.. University (KU or KUMC). Status: FundedFranklin Research Grant, "Early Afro-Indigenous Frontiers in the Southern Caribbean (16th and 17th c.)". American Philosophical Society. $6000.00. (7/1/2014 - 8/31/2015). Not-for-Profit (not Foundation). Status: FundedCraig Anthony Arnold Faculty Research Stipend. $1200.00. (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded