Visiting Scholar

    Faculty Leader, “Argentina: Understanding a Nation through Sports,” Fall 2023 Lauder Intercultural Venture, Lauder Institute, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania (October 12-23, 2023)


    Recent Conference Presentations

    • “Student Voices in an Active Learning Classroom: The use of ALCs, Infographic Syllabi, Choice, and Surveys to Develop Greater Student Engagement,” presented at the 2023 Conference on Engaged Learning, Elon University, June 26, 2023.
    • “SoTL in the Sports History Classroom: Examining the Impact of the Physical Space and Course (Re)Design Through the Lens of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” paper to be presented at the North American Society for Sports History Annual Convention, Washington, D.C., May 26-29, 2023.
    • “Staging the New Argentina: Juan and Evita Perón as Patrons of Sport,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sports History Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, May 27-30, 2022.
    • “1928 As a Transformative Year for Argentine Sports ,” workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), Charlotte NC, March 10-12, 2022.
    • “Active Learning in the Sports History Classroom,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sports History Annual Convention, Boise, ID, May 24-27, 2019.
    • “Fútbol Goes Boom! Exploring the Nexus Between Soccer, Film, and Music in Argentina (1930-1955),” presented at the North American Society for Sports History Annual Convention, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 25-28, 2018.
    • “De ‘Macaquitos’ a ‘La Maravilla Negra’: Reevaluando el fútbol argentino durante la época de Pelé,” Historia Global y Circulación de Saberes, Métodos, Teorías, Temas – Siglos XVI-XXI, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro, CR (June 6-7, 2017).
    • “Digital Tools and Latin American Studies,” Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), Chapel Hill, NC (March 23-26, 2017).
    • “Historical Inquiry & Digital Literacy,” UNC World View K-12 Global Education Symposium 2016: Innovation and Technology to Drive Global Learning, Chapel Hill, NC (Oct 19-20, 2016).
    • “Understanding by Digital Design: Digital Storytelling and Other Forms of Multimedia Narrativity in the Sports History Classroom,” North American Society for Sports History Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA (May 28-29, 2016)
    • Omeka and ¡Animales!: Appropriating a Web-Publishing Platform for Personal Research on Argentine Soccer,” Doing Sport History in the Digital Present, Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA (May 25-26, 2016)
    • Co-Presenter, “Creating Historians-Linking Literacy Resources with Strategies in the Classroom,” North Carolina Council for the Social Studies, Greensboro; NC (Feb 25-26, 2016)
    • “Reimagining Argentine Fútbol in the Age of Pelé” to be presented to the American Historical Association, Atlanta, GA (Jan 7-10, 2016)
    • “El gobierno no tolerá nuevos excesos”: Intervención estatal en el fútbol argentino, 1966-1974,” Latin American Studies Association Conference, San Juan, PR (May 26-29, 2015)
    • “Dual Passions: A History of Fútbol Films in Argentina, 1933-1963,” American Historical Association, New York City, NY (Jan 2-5, 2015)
    • “Female Athletics in the Construction of Perón’s “New Argentina,” Latin American Studies Association Conference, Chicago, IL (May 22-25, 2014)
    • Chantocracia: Dante Panzeri, Adolfo Mogilevsky, and the Reshaping of Argentine Fútbol in the 1960s,” ‘Soccer as the Beautiful Game’ International Soccer Conference, Hofstra University, NY (April 9-12, 2014)
    • “Breaking the Mold: Contesting Identities & Stereotypes in Argentine Soccer,” UMBC History Department Lecture Series (March 5, 2014)
    • “The ‘Disaster’ of Sweden: A Turning Point for Argentine Soccer,” Rethinking Sports in the Americas, Emory University, GA (October 3-4, 2013)
    • “Sweden, 1958: The Beginning of an Identity Crisis in Argentine Football,” Latin American Studies Association Conference, Washington D.C. (May 29-June 1, 2013)
    • “Measuring ‘Success’ and Defining a ‘Crisis’ in Argentine and Brazilian Football,” Panel Chair, Latin American Studies Association Conference, Washington D.C., May 29-June 1, 2013


    Guest Lectures / Poster Presentations

    • Panelist, “Sports as Resistance, Resistance in Sports,” Council for Latin American History Roundtable, Chile/Rio de La Plata Section, Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, New Orleans, LA, January 6-9, 2022.
    • “Keynote,” Appalachian Community of Education Scholars (ACES) Program, Appalachian State University (ASU), August 28, 2019.
    • “Collecting Memory: Using Omeka for Historical Research/Complimenting with VR 360 images,” poster session presented at Tech4Teach Fair, Appalachian State University, NC, March 20, 2019. 
    • “Teaching Digital History in an Alternative Learning Classroom (ALC),” poster session presented at Tech4Teach Fair, Appalachian State University, NC, February 16, 2018.
    • “Sports and the Making of the Americas: Immigration, Athletes, and the Construction of Identities,” NC State University Summer Teacher Institute: The Long History of Immigration in the United States, Raleigh, NC (June 22-23, 2017).
    • “Life as an Educator,” ACES Program, ASU, February 19, 2016.
    • Faculty Speaker, Latino Faculty Series – Hispanic Student Association, ASU, November 19, 2015.
    • “Reflective Planning in Social Studies Education,” Catholic University, Washington D.C., October 1, 2014.
    • “Teaching Latin American History,” Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Maryland, February 21, 2014.
    • “Digital Tools for the Teaching and Learning of American History,” workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Chicago, IL (Jan 5-8, 2012).
    • “Digital Humanities: A Hands-On Workshop, Digital Storytelling,” workshop presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Chicago, IL, Jan 5-8, 2012. 
    • “Working with Digital Tools,” presented at the Teaching with Primary Sources: Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute, Washington D.C., July 2011.
    • “Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning American History,” Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association, Boston, MA, January 6-9, 2011.
    • “Teaching with Digital Tools: World History Matters and Other CHNM Projects,” presented at the AP World History Summer Institute, Fairfax, VA, July 13, 2011.