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Christine Hunefeldt Christine Hunefeldt
Department of History
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0104
La Jolla , California , 92093-0104
(858) 534-8917
H&SS Room: 6072

Curriculum Vitae

Christine Hunefeldt has been teaching for the History Department at UCSD since 1990. She received her Ph.D. in Ethnology, Americanistics, and History from the University of Bonn, Germany in 1982. Her research focuses on Latin American history with an emphasis on Andean history, life of women, and indigenous populations and slaves.


  • A Brief History of Peru. Checkmark Books and Lexington Associates, New York, 2004.
  • Promises of Empowerment: Women in Asia and Latin America, co-editor with Peter H. Smith and Jennifer Troutner. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., Oxford UK, 2004.
  • Liberalism in the Bedroom: Quarreling Spouses in Nineteenth-Century Lima, Penn State University Press, 2000.
  • Apuntes sobre el proceso histórico de la moneda en el Perú: 1820-1920 (Lima: BCR, AID), 1993.
  • Paying the Price of Freedom: Family and Labor Among Lima's Slaves, 1800-1854, University of California Press, 1994.


  • "City growth: Cultures and urban society in 18th century Latinamerica," (original title: El crecimiento de la ciudades: culturas y sociedades urbanas en el siglo 18 latinomericano), (40 pp.),. Chapter 17 in vol. IV UN-General Latin American History, 2000.

Courses Taught

  • HILA 100. Colonial Tranformation.
  • HILA 101. Latin America in the Nineteenth Century.
  • HILA 102. Latin America in the Twentieth Century.
  • HILA 112. Economic and Social History of the Andean Regions.
  • HILA 161/261. History of Women in Latin America.
  • HILA 164/264. Women's Work and Family Life in Latin America.
  • HIGR 248 A-B. Research Seminar: Latin America National Period.

Current Research

  • Andean history
  • life of women
  • indigenous populations and slaves