Interests: History of Popular Culture in Latin America, Humor and Popular Music, Global Sixties
Matias Hermosilla is Ph. D. Student of History at Stony Brook University. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s of History at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His research interests include the History of Popular Culture in Latin America, specifically, humor and popular music in the Global 1960s. He is the General Coordinator of RIEH–Chile (Red Investigación y Estudios del Humor) and a member of ISHS (International Society for Humor Studies). He has publications on Graphic Humor and in 2017 he received the Paul Saever Graduate Student Award for his master’s thesis granted by the International Society of Luso-Hispanic Humor Studies.
- " La Palmada en la Frente (1970): Political Cartoons, the Global Sixties, and Popular Culture in Chile." Studies in Latin American Popular Culture, University of Texas Press, Volume 38, 2020, pp. 22-51.