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Juliana Barr

Office: 021 Keene-Flint Hall
Phone: (352) 273-3364
Fax: (352) 392-6927
Mailing address:
Department of History
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320

Associate Professor Juliana Barr received her M.A. and Ph.D. (1999) in American women’s history from the University of Wisconsin Madison and her B.A. (1988) from the University of Texas at Austin. She joined the University of Florida’s Department of History in 2004 after teaching four years at Rutgers University and one year as a postdoctoral fellow at the William P. Clement Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University. She specializes in the history of early America, the Spanish Borderlands, American Indians, and women and gender. Her book, Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2007. She is currently the Jessie Ball duPont Fund – Magid Endowment Term Professor and is hard at work on a new book, “La Dama Azul (The Lady in Blue): A Southwestern Origin Story for Early America.”