Media Guide to UCLA Experts

Robin Derby

Associate professor / Department of History

Area of Expertise: Latin American History, authoritarianism, Catholic history, U.S. imperialism, Caribbean

Expert's Website

Robin Derby, an associate professor of history, is an expert on Latin American history. She is an expert on the modern Caribbean, Latin American political regimes, authoritarianism, state-sponsored terror, U.S. imperialism, popular Catholicism and cultural history. She is also available to comment on the cultural history of the Cuban cigar, vampire rumors and chupacabras.

Derby is part of the UCLA Latin American Institute.

Media Contacts

Jessica Wolf, 310-825-1046

UCLA Office of Media Relations, 310-825-2585