Claire is currently a senior lecturer in Latin American history at Newcastle University. Academic Qualifications: PhD History, University of Warwick, (2001); MA History by Research (Distinction) (1995); BA (Hons.) Class One, Comparative American Studies (1993) Claire has previously worked as a research associate for the AHRC project Gendering Latin American Independence (based at the universities of Manchester and Nottingham) and has taught undergraduate and post-graduate students at the University of Warwick (1996-2001), Centre of Latin American Studies, Cambridge, (1998-2001) and the University of Nottingham (2004-05). Selected publications include: Claire Brewster, Responding to Crisis in Contemporary Mexico: The Political Writings of Paz, Fuentes, Monsiváis and Poniatowska, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 2005. Claire Brewster and Keith Brewster, Representing the Nation: Sport and Spectacle in Post-Revolutionary Mexico, Oxford: Routledge, 2010. Catherine Davies, Claire Brewster and Hilary Owen, South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2006. Claire Brewster, ‘Mexico 1968: A Crisis of National Identity’, in Ingo Cornils and Sarah Waters, (eds.), Memories of 1968: International Perspectives, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010, pp.149-178.