Dr. Peter V.N. Henderson

Dr. Peter V.N. Henderson
Professor of History
PhD University of Nebraska

Dr. Henderson received both his BA and JD degrees from Vanderbilt University. He received his PhD from the University of Nebraska where he also taught for three years. He then taught at Nasson College for a few years before joining Winona State University in 1989. His teaching and research areas focus on Latin American history and he is especially interested in the Andean Republics and Mexico.

He has published many scholarly articles and written five books: The Course of Andean History (University of New Mexico Press, 2013), Gabriel Garcia Moreno and Conservative State Formation in the Andes (University of Texas Press, 2008), In the Absence of Don Porfirio: Francisco Leon de la Barra and the Mexican Revolution (Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2000) and Felix Diaz, the Porfirians, and the Mexican Revolution (University of Nebraska Press, 1981).

View Peter Henderson’s current CV (PDF).