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Eric ZolovProfessorHistoryCollege of Arts and Sciences


Eric Zolov is a specialist in Latin American history, with research interests focused on the interplay between culture, politics, and international relations in twentieth-century Latin America, with a particular emphasis on the Cold War period.  His book publications include The Walls of Santiago: Social Revolution and Political Aesthetics in Contemporary Chile (2022), The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties (2020), Latin America and the United States: A Documentary History (2nd ed., 2011), and Refried Elvis: The Rise of the Mexican Counterculture (1999). 


  • PhD and MA, University of Chicago
  • BA, Colby College