Will never be the same twice



“The Politics of Memory and the Memory of Politics,” NACLA Report on the Americas 46:3 (Fall 2013): 18-22.


Interview with "Señal 3," La Victoria, Santiago, Chile - October 23, 2013.


“How the Air Felt on My Cheeks: Using Avatars to Access History,” The History Teacher 46:2 (February 2013).


“Empathy and Engagement: Using Avatars to Bring Students into History,” Peer Review (American Association of Colleges & Universities) (Summer 2012): 6-9.


"Crossing the Street Pedagogy: Using College Art Museums to Leverage Significant Learning Across the Campus," in A Handbook for Academic Museums: Exhibitions and Education, Stefanie S. Jandl and Mark S. Gold, eds. (Edinburgh, UK and Cambridge, MA: MuseumsEtc, 2012), pp. 88-118. Co-authored with Liliana Milkova.


“Bridge Mentoring: How to Advise While Being Advised, Mentor While Being Mentored,” AHA Perspectives (January 2012), pp. 28-29.


“Refusing to Hear: Press Coverage of the Chilean Miners,” NACLA Report on the Americas 44:4 (July/August 2011): 54-56.


“The Chilean Earthquake of 2010: Three Perspectives on One Disaster,” Latin American Studies Association Forum XLI:3 (Summer 2010): 3-5.


“Gender, Order, and Femicide. Reading the Popular Culture of Murder in Ciudad Juárez,” Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies 32:1 (Spring 2007): 53-86 (with Mariam Schlotterbeck). Revised and reprinted in Alicia Gaspar de Alba and Georgina Guzmán, eds., Making a Killing: Femicide, Free Trade, and La Frontera (Chicana Matters) (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010), pp. 121-153. Revised with new introduction and reprinted in Chon A. Noriega, Eric Avila, Karen Mary Kavalos, Chela Sandoval, and Rafael Perez-Torres, eds., The Chicano Studies Reader: An Anthology of Aztlan, 1970-2010 (Los Angeles: Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, 2010), 581-614.


“Chile and the United States Thirty Years Later: Return of the Repressed?” in Democracy in Chile: The Legacy of September 11, 1973, eds. Silvia Nagy-Zemki and Fernando Leiva (Brighton, UK: Sussex Academic Press, 2005), pp. 24-40.


“School of the Americas/Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation,” Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States, Suzanne Oboler and Deena Gonzalez, eds., 4 vols. (NY: Oxford University Press, 2005), vol. 4, pp. 82-84.         


“Judgment Day in Chile,” NACLA Report on the Americas 36:1 (July/August 2002), pp. 4-6, 43-44.


“Seeking Justice in Chile:  A Personal History,” Faculty Observations (Oberlin On-Line): http://www.oberlin.edu/news-info/observations/observations_steven_volk1.html [Posted June 26, 2002].  This is an edited and revised version of the above article.


“Frida Kahlo Remaps the Nation,” Social Identities 6:2 (June 2000):  165-188.


“Pinochet’s Heirs:  The Fractured Chilean Right,” NACLA Report on the Americas XXXII: 6 (May/June 1999), pp. 21-30.


“Juan Lechín Oquendo,” The Encyclopedia of Political Revolutions, Jack A. Goldstone, ed. (Washington, D.C.:  Congressional Quarterly Inc., 1998), 317.


“Democracy Versus Democracy,” NACLA Report on the Americas XXX:4 (January/February 1997), pp. 6-12..


“Crecimiento sin desarrollo:  Los propietarios mineros chilenos y la caída de la minería en el siglo XIX,” in Minería americana colonial y del siglo XIX (Mexico:  Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 1994), pp. 69-118.


“Richard Nixon and the Legacy of Chile,” Radical History Review 60 (Fall 1994):  188-190.


“Chile and History:  The Meanings of 1973,” NACLA Report on the Americas XXVII:2 (September-October 1993): 32.


“Mineowners, Moneylenders, and the State in Mid-Nineteenth Century Chile:  Transitions and Conflicts,” Hispanic American Historical Review 73:1 (February 1993):  67-98.


“La Fuente de Información Norteamericana en Chile,” (with Terri Simon, Charles Horman and the staff of FIN), in Cristián Opaso, ed., Frei, Allende y la Mano de la CIA:  Informes Del Senado de los Estados Unidos (Santiago:  Ediciones del Ornitor­rinco, 1991), pp. 223-269.


“Can the Drug Wars Be Won?  A Perspective from Latin Ameri­ca,” Oberlin Alumni Magazine, 85, no. 4 (Fall 1989):  8-12.


“Growth Without Development:  Chile's Mine Owners and the Decline of Mining in the 19th Century,” Political Power and Social Theory, Vol. 7 (Greenwich, CT:  JAI Press, 1988), pp. 55-103.


“Chile:  The Right to Coup,” NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. 22, No. 5 (September-October 1988), pp. 4-6.


“The Bolivian Labor Movement,” in Gerald Greenfield and Sheldon L. Maran, eds. Latin American Labor Organizations (Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 1987), pp. 37-62.


“History Through the Looking Glass,” NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. 20, No. 5 (September-December 1986), pp. 3-13.


“Contadora:  War by Other Means,” in NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. 18, No. 4 (July-August 1984), pp. 44-49.


“Honduras:  On the Border of War,” in Martin Diskin, ed., Trouble in Our Backyard:  Central America and the United States in the Eighties (New York:  Pantheon, l984), pp. 204-243.


“The Lessons and Legacy of a Dark Decade,” in “Chile:  Beyond the Darkest Decade,” NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. XVII, No. 5 (September-October l983), pp. 2-l4.


“The North American Congress on Latin America:  The First Fifteen Years,” Radical History Review, No. 27 (l983), pp. l95-200.


“Colombia:  Whose Country Is This, Anyway?” NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. XVII, No. 3 (May-June l983), pp. 2-35 (with Ramon Jimeno).


“Honduras:  On the Border of War,” and “Into the Central American Maelstrom,” in Stanford Central America Action Network, ed., Revolution in Central America (Boulder, CO:  Westview Press, l983), pp. 66-76 and 123-127.


“Honduras:  On the Border of War,” NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. XV, No. 6 (November-December l98l), pp. 2-37.


“Honduras dentro del torbellino centroamericano,” Revista Alcaraván (Honduras), No. l3 (May l982), pp. 8-12.


“Steelyard Blues:  New Structures in Steel,”  NACLA Report on the Americas, Vol. XIII, No. l (January-February l979), pp. 2-40.


“The International Competitiveness of the U.S. Economy:  A Study of Steel and Electronics,” in Richard R. Fagen, ed., Capitalism and the State in U.S. - Latin American Relations (Stanford:  Stanford University Press, l979), pp. 90-l37.  (Translated as:  “Causas y consecuencias de la crisis en la industria del acero,” Cuadernos Semestrales (Mexico), No. 7 (l980), pp. l3l-l73 (with Helen Shapiro).


“Electronics:  The Global Industry,” NACLA's Latin America & Empire Report, Vol. XI, No. ll (April l977), pp. 3-25.


“The Capitalist Crisis and the Chilean Coup,” NACLA's Latin America & Empire Report, Vol. X, No. 9 (November l976), pp. 3-ll.


“Amazing Grace:  The W.R. Grace Corporation,” NACLA's Latin America & Empire Report, Vol. X, No. 3 (March l976), pp. 2-32.


“Class, Union, Party:  The Development of a Revolutionary Movement in Bolivia, l905-l952,” Science & Society, Vol. XXXIX, Nos. l and 2 (Spring and Summer l975), pp. 26-43 and l80-l98.


“Bolivia:  The War Goes On,” and “Tin and Imperialism,” NACLA's Latin America & Empire Report, Vol. VIII, No. 2 (February l974), pp. 2-9 and l2-l8.


“La larga lucha del proletariado chileno,” Punto Final (Santiago, Chile), No. 85 (June l973), pp. 8-9.


I have also published editorial opinions in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, International Herald Tribune, The National Catholic Reporter, and other newspapers.

steven volk

Steven Volk, CTIE, Gateway Center, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074   |   Tel: 440-775-8522 | email: steven.volk@oberlin.edu