Norah Linda Andrews Gharala
Department of History, Geography & Political Science
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Avenue
Lakewood, New Jersey 08701
2014 Johns Hopkins University, Ph.D., History
Dissertation, “Taxing Blackness: Tribute and Free-colored Community in Colonial Mexico”
2010 Johns Hopkins University, M.A., History
2007 Wesleyan University, B.A., High Honors, Latin American Studies
2016-present Assistant Professor of World History at Georgian Court University
2014-16 Visiting Assistant Professor in Latin American History at Northern Arizona University
Book manuscript, “Taxing Blackness: Free-colored Tribute in Colonial Mexico,” under contract with University of Alabama Press for its Atlantic Crossings series
Article manuscript, “‘Not Even Blood Mixture Could Make Them Unworthy’: Political Loyalty and Tribute in Bourbon New Spain”
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2014 Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences
2013 Conference Travel Grants from Frederick Jackson Turner Fund and Center for Africana Studies, Johns Hopkins University
2008-12 George and Sylvia Kagan Graduate Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University
2010-11 Mellon Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities in Original Sources, Council on Library and Information Resources
2009 Research Travel Grant, Johns Hopkins University Program in Latin American Studies
2009 Student Travel Grant for Annual Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory
2016 American Historical Association Annual Meeting, “Orphans and Foundlings in the Data Regime of Late-Colonial New Spain,” Jan. 7-10.
2014 Southwest Seminar on Latin America, “Adoption and Gender in the Construction of the Free-colored Tributary Subject in New Spain,” October 2-4.
2014 American Historical Association Annual Meeting, “Royal Tribute as a Bureaucratic Black Space in Late-colonial Mexico,” January 2-5.
2013 VII Jornadas de Historia y Cultura de América, Universidad de Montevideo, “La familia afromexicana y la caída de tres instituciones coloniales en las tres primeras décadas del siglo XIX,” July 25-26.
2013 TePaske Seminar in Colonial Latin American History, “‘All Children of the Preceding’: Afromexican Families on Bourbon Tribute Registers,” March 22-23.
2011 American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, “Lineage, Honor, and Blackness in Two Seventeenth-century Families,” October 19-22.
2010 American Historical Association Annual Meeting, “Gender, Genealogy, and Tribute Exemption in Bourbon New Spain,” January 7-10.
2009 American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, “‘I Could Not Determine the Truth’: Afromexican and Indian Disputes in Bourbon Tribute Courts,” September 30-October 3.
2014 American Historical Association Annual Meeting, “Black Spaces and Port Cities in Spanish America,” January 2-5.
2011 American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, “Race and Family in Colonial Spanish America,” October 19-22.
2014 “Mobility and Exchange in Latin America,” Johns Hopkins University, April 11.
2013 “Beyond the Lungs of the World: Perspectives on Ecological Thought in Latin America,” Johns Hopkins University, April 19.
Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ
“World History Survey I” (Fall 2016)
“Colonial Latin America” (Fall 2016)
“World History Survey II” (Spring 2017)
“Modern Latin America” (Spring 2017)
“History of Mexico” (Spring 2017)
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
“Mexico Yesterday and Today” (Fall 2014 and Spring 2016)
“Colonial Latin America” (Fall 2014 and Fall 2015)
“Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution in Latin America and the Caribbean” (Fall 2014 and Spring 2016)
“Latin America from Independence to the Present” (Spring 2015 and Spring 2016)
“Topics in Latin American History: Music and Race in Latin America” (Spring 2015)
“Senior Capstone: Religion in Iberian Worlds” (Spring 2015)
“Topics in Latin American History: Comparative Atlantic Slavery” (Fall 2015)
“Graduate Readings in Ibero-Atlantic History, 1500-1830” (Fall 2015)
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Dean’s Teaching Fellow, “Gender in Latin American History” (Spring 2014)
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
2016-2017 Departmental Liaison for Assessment, Georgian Court University
2015-16 Latin American Studies Committee, Northern Arizona University
2014-16 Undergraduate Committee, History Department, Northern Arizona University
2014-16 Undergraduate Honors Project Adviser, History Department, Northern Arizona University
2014-16 Undergraduate Adviser, History Department, Northern Arizona University
2014-15 Dean’s Public Humanities Initiative, Northern Arizona University
2014 Archivist, Johns Hopkins University Program in Latin American Studies
2013 Graduate Liaison for Johns Hopkins University Program in Latin American Studies
2012-13 Departmental Representative at Johns Hopkins University Graduate Representative Organization
2009 Graduate Intern with the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, Center for Africana Studies, Johns Hopkins University
2014 Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching at University of Maryland, course completed, “Humanities Programming,” August 4-8
2014 Co-organizer, The Humanities and Technology Camp at Johns Hopkins University
2017 Volunteer judge for National History Day in New Jersey
2015-16 Member, No More Deaths/No Más Muertes NAU Group
2015 Volunteer judge for National History Day in Arizona
2014-16 Volunteer server at Flagstaff Family Food Center
Spanish (reading, speaking, writing)
Portuguese (reading, speaking)
Ruby (basic coding)
American Historical Association
American Society for Ethnohistory
Conference on Latin American History
Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies