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Maurice Brungardt

Emeritus Professor of History

Maurice Brungardt
Maurice Brungardt

Maurice Brungardt's research interests include Imperial Spain and Colombia. He is currently working on a book-length manuscript on the career patterns and income and wealth of high Spanish officials in the Spanish Empire in the seventeenth century tentatively entitled All the King's Men: The Limits of Power and Wealth in the Spanish Empire. He has also been Director of Loyola's Study Abroad Program in Mexico City at the Universidad Iberoamericana since 1983, and he was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia for the 1994 Fall Semester.


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1974

Classes Taught

  • Colonial Latin America
  • Modern Latin America
  • History of Mexico
  • History of Spain and Portugal
  • Northern South America (Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela)
  • The Third World, European Expansionism (16th, 17th, and 18th centuries)
  • Slavery & Race Relations in the Americas
  • Social Revolutions in Latin America

Areas of Expertise

Imperial Spain, Colombia