Ruiz, Teofilo

Teofilo F. Ruiz received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1974. He has published or has forthcoming fourteen books and more than seventy articles. He has received numerous awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, the Mellon and Guggenheim Foundations. In 1994-95, he was selected as one of the Outstanding teachers in the United States by the Carnegie Foundation, and as the Distinguished Teacher at UCLA in 2009-10. One of his books, Crisis and Continuity, was selected for the Premio del Rey Award by the American Historical Association. Ruiz is presently a Distinguished Professor of History and of Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA.

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On his book The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization
(Our Cover Feature of November 09, 2011)