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Susan Kellogg
Professor Emerita

Before her retirement in 2019, Professor Kellogg studied and taught Mexican and Latin American history with a focus on indigenous peoples, law, and women in Latin America, particularly Mexico. Prof. Kellogg is author or editor of five books and numerous articles. Her book, Law and the Transformation of Aztec Culture, 1500-1700, received Honorable Mention for the Howard Francis Cline Memorial Award from the Council on Latin American History.

Selected Publications

  • “Alva Ixtlilxochitl’s Marina and Other Women of Conquest,” in Indigenous Historiography inColonial Mexico: Fernando Alva Ixtlilxochitl and His Legacy, eds. Jongsoo Lee and Galen Brokaw (University of Arizona Press, 2016).

  • Género y arqueología en Mesoamérica. Homenaje a Rosemary A Joyce, eds. María Rodríguez-Shadow and Susan Kellogg (Centro de Estudios de Antropología de la Mujer, 2013)

  • Negotiation within Domination: New Spain’s Indian Pueblos Confront the Spanish State, eds. Ethelia Ruiz Medrano and Susan Kellogg (University Press of Colorado 2010).

  • Weaving the Past: A History of Latin America's Indigenous Women from the Prehispanic Period to the Present (Oxford University Press, 2005).

  • "Conflict and Cohabitation between Afro-Mexicans and Nahuas in Central Mexico," co-authored with Norma Angélica Castillo Palma, in Beyond Black and Red: African-Native Relations in Colonial Latin America, ed. Matthew Restall, University of New Mexico Press, 2005).

  • Dead Giveaways: Colonial Testaments of Spanish America ed. by Susan Kellogg and Matthew Restall (University of Utah Press, 1998).
  • "From Parallel and Equivalent to Separate but Unequal: Tenochca Women, 1500-1700," in Indian Women of Early Mexico (ed. Susan Schroeder, Stephanie Wood, and Robert Haskett, University of Oklahoma Press, 1997).

  • Law and the Transformation of Aztec Society, 1500-1700 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1995).