The Historian’s Workshop

Meet the Faculty

Juliette Levy

Professor Levy's teaching and research is informed by her academic pursuits, her previous careers in international banking and traditional media, and her numerous years living in Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela. Prior to receiving her Ph.D. in History from UCLA, Levy received her Master's in Economic History from the London School of Economics and spent the next 4 years working in finance in New York and Mexico City. Dr Levy's work researches the making of economic markets in Latin America within their legal, social, cultural and ethnic contexts. Her first book analyzes the development of credit markets in Yucatan during the nineteenth century. She is currently collaborating on cross-country comparisons of informal credit markets and has started research on her second book which will be set during the Mexican Revolution.

Createdby Professor Juliette Levy at UC Riverside

The Historian’s Workshop

Fall 2017
UC Riverside, HIST 099W
Units: 4 quarter units


Please select one of the required meeting times to enroll.
ENROLL  Mon     2:10 pm - 4:00 pm
ENROLL  Tues   11:10 am - 1:00 pm
ENROLL  Tues    5:10 pm - 7:00 pm
ENROLL  Wed     3:10 pm - 5:00 pm
ENROLL  Wed     6:10 pm - 8:00 pm
ENROLL  Thur   10:10 am - 12:00 pm

An introduction to the tools in the historian's workshop. Includes historical sources, methods of analysis, and various approaches to historical narrative. Discusses historical research, analysis, and writing through study of historical works and through practice with original historical sources. Prepares for upper-division History and humanities courses. Fulfills the third-quarter writing requirement for students who earn a grade of "C" or better for courses that the Academic Senate designates, and that the student's college permits, as alternatives to English 001C. Credit is awarded for only one of HIST 099W or HIST 19WV.

Important dates: 

Registration opens: May 25, 2017
Registration ends: Sep 27, 2017
First day of instruction: Sep 28, 2017
Last day of instruction: Dec 8, 2017


Please click here to download a syllabus for this course.

Additional course fees: 


ENGL 001B with a grade of "C" or better and major in History, History/Law and Society, or History/Administrative Studies or consent of instructor.

Juliette Levy