Dr. Dewitt (Sam) Chandler

Sam Chandler


Professor Emeritus



PhD 1970, Duke University

MA, University of Oregon

BA, Texas A&M University

Teaching and Research Interests: 

Latin America, particularly Mexico

Selected Publications: 

Social Assistance and Bureaucratic Politics: The Montepíos of Colonial Mexico, 1763-1821, University of New Mexico Press, 1991

Work in Progress: 

Dr. Chandler is currently working on a study of the secularization of social welfare services in 18 th century Mexico. He has also completed the manuscript of a historical novel and several short stories.