Maurice Brungardt

Professor of History

Office Location
423 Bobet Hall
Mailing Address
Loyola University New Orleans Department of History
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 96
New Orleans, LA 70118
Direct Phone
(504) 865-3539
Fax Number
(504) 865-2010
E-mail Address
Personal Website


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Short Bio

Professor of Latin American History: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1974. He offers the following courses: 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, and Social Revolutions in Latin America. His 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.

Courses Taught

  • Northern South America
  • Seminar in Global Issues
  • The Quest For Empire
  • World Civilizations to 1650
  • Drugs, Terrorism & Democracy