Dr. Roberto Sánchez is an Associate Professor of History in the Department of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology (HPRS) and Director of the International Studies Program.
Dr. Sánchez teaches courses on Race in the Americas, Revolution, and Social Movements in Latin America, and World History.
As Director of the International Studies Program (six academic programs), he has supervised internships in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
His research and publications have focused on the history of Afro-Peruvians in post-abolition Peru, and the African Diaspora and popular religiosity in Peru and Brazil.
He has received scholarships/fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Aspen Institute.
He also serves on the University Faculty Senate and Academic Retention Council.