Emilio Kouri

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  • Professor of Latin American History, Department of History


Professor Kouri is the director of the University's Katz Center for Mexican Studies. His main scholarly interest is in the social and economic history of rural Mexico since Independence. He is the author of A Pueblo Divided: Business, Property, and Community in Papantla, Mexico and his current research project is an examination of the idea of the "Indian pueblo" in 19th and 20th century Mexican thought, law, and political discourse.

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