University at Buffalo Department of History


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Sasha David Pack, Associate Professor
office: 569 Park Hall
phone: (716) 645-8420




B.A., Wesleyan University , 1997; M.A.; University of Wisconsin , 2000; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin , 2004 


Courses Regularly Taught

UGC 112:              World Civilizations II

History 305:              Revolution and Nationalism in Spain, Portugal, and Italy

History 319:              The World Between the Wars, 1919-1939

History 400:              Comparative Fascism

History 402:              The Spanish Civil War

History 510:              The Modern Mediterranean, 15th to 20th Centuries

History 637:              Research in European History


Modern Europe ; Southern Europe

Hubs of Inquiry

Politics, Transnational Developments, Culture and Society

Research Interests

Southern Europe and the Mediterranean Region; Fascism and Authoritarianism; Politics and Religion; Travel and Tourism History; Comparative History



Tourism and Dictatorship: Europe's Peaceful Invasion of Franco's Spain (Palgrave, 2006)

Spanish translation:

La invasión pacífica: Los turistas y la España de Franco, trans. Ana María Mínguez, Madrid: Turner, 2009

Recent Grants and Awards:

“Best First Book” Prize for 2004-2006 cycle, Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies.

Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy Annual Research Grant, 2006-2007

Research Grant, Program for Cultural Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture, Kingdom of Spain, 2006.

Fulbright Scholar, Spain, 2002-2003


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Last updated: Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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