Faculty

César J. Ayala


Professor


Contact Information

Email    cjayala@soc.ucla.edu
Office  245 Haines Hall
Phone  310-267-4306

Degrees

Ph. D., Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton.

A.B., History, Princeton University.

Selected Publications

BOOKS 

César J. Ayala and Laird Bergad. AGRARIAN PUERTO RICO: RECONSIDERING RURAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY, 1899-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, January, 2020.

César J. Ayala and José BolívarBATTLESHIP VIEQUES: PUERTO RICO FROM WORLD WAR II TO THE KOREAN WARPrinceton: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2011.

César J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe. PUERTO RICO EN EL SIGLO NORTEAMERICANO: SU HISTORIA DESDE 1898. [translated by Aurora Lauzardo] San Juan: Ediciones Callejón, 2011.

César Ayala and Rafael Bernabe. PUERTO RICO IN THE AMERICAN CENTURY: A HISTORY SINCE 1898. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 

César Ayala. AMERICAN SUGAR KINGDOM: THE PLANTATION ECONOMY OF THE SPANISH CARIBBEAN, 1898-1934. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 


ARTICLES 


(With Laird Bergad). "Rural Puerto Rico during the Early Twentieth Century Reconsidered: Land and Society, 1899-1915." LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH REVIEW (37)2 (April, 2002): 65-99. 

"Social and Economic Aspects of Sugar Production in Cuba, 1880-1930." LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH REVIEW Vol. 30, No. 1 (1995): 95-124.

Research

I just completed with Laird Bergad, of the City University of New York, AGRARIAN PUERTO RICO: RECONSIDERING RURAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY, 1899-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, January, 2020.

The working title of my current project, in collaboration with Rick Baldoz of Oberlin College, is  "The Bordering of America: Hawaii, the Philippines, Cuba and Puerto Rico after the War of 1898." 

Current Courses by Term

2020 Spring Quarter

Development of Sociological Theory

Economy and Society

Teaching Apprentice Practicum

2020 Fall Quarter

Development of Sociological Theory

Teaching Apprentice Practicum