Alex Galarza





PhD Candidate, History, Michigan State University, 2009 - Present

Major Field: Latin America
Minor Fields: Anthropology, World History


Fulbright-IIE U.S. Student Fellow, Argentina, 2013
FIFA João Havelange Research Scholarship, Argentina, 2013
ISP Pre-dissertation Travel Award, MSU International Studies and Programs 2010
Leslie B. Rout Recruitment Scholarship, MSU History Department, 2009
Cultural Heritage Informatics Fellow, MSU Matrix: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online, 2011
The Humanities and Technology Bootcamp Fellowship, Mellon Foundation, 2010


2013. “Scholarship and Soccer: Interview with Alex Galarza”. in Soccer Culture in America: Essays on the World’s Sport in Red, White and Blue. ed Yuya Kiuchi. McFarland. 2013.

2013. “Review Essay on Brenda Elsey, Citizens & Sportsmen: Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile”. The Latin Americanist. Vol. 57 No.1.

2012. “A Call to Redefine Historical Scholarship in the Digital Turn.” Journal of Digital Humanities. Vol 1. No.4. Co-authors: Jason Heppler, Douglas Seefeldt.

2011. "Review Essay on Roger Magazine, Golden and Blue Like My Heart: Masculinity, Youth, and Power Among Soccer Fans in Mexico City". Soccer and Society. Vol.12 No.3.

2011. "Review Essay on David Goldblatt, The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer ". Soccer and Society. Vol.12 No.4.


“Fútbol Espectáculo: Crisis and Construction at Club Atlético Boca Juniors, 1960-1976” (2011) - Sport and the Global South: Linking Theory and Practice, George Mason

“Ownership, Politics, and Masculinity in Argentine Soccer Clubs, 1955-1976” (2010) –Midwestern Pop Culture Association Regional Meeting

“Their Cheers Drowned the Screams: The FIFA 1978 World Cup and Argentina” (2010) –Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Meeting

“Feuds, Power Politics, and Communism: An examination of Walter Reuther’s foray Into McCarthyism 1950-1955” (2006) – Regional Phi Alpha Theta Undergraduate History Conference 2008


History 250: History of the Digital Age
History 329: College Sports History – Co Instructor Dr. Javier Pescador
TA - Integrative Arts and Humanities 203: Latin America & the World – Dr. Edward Murphy
TA - Integrative Arts and Humanities 201: The U.S. & the World – Dr. Malcolm Magee
Undergraduate TA - World History II: 1500 to Present – Dr. Allen Dieterich-Ward, Shippensburg University