Sasha D. Pack

PhD

Sasha Pack

Sasha D. Pack

PhD

Sasha D. Pack

PhD

Fields

Modern European History; History of Spain and Portugal; Modern Mediterranean History; Transnational History; Political History

Contact Information

569 Park Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-8420

sdpack@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, 2004
  • MA, University of Wisconsin, 2000
  • BA, Wesleyan University, 1997

Courses Regularly Taught

HIS 298: The Second World War
HIS 319: The World Between the Wars, 1919-1939
HIS 344: Spain, Portugal, and the Iberian World
HIS 346: Europe in the Nineteenth Century
HIS 400: Varieties of Fascism
HIS 402: The Spanish Civil War
HIS 505: Core Seminar - Modern Europe
HIS 510: The Modern Mediterranean

Research Interests

I am a historian of Modern Europe, specializing in Spain and the Mediterranean world in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. My thematic interests include the comparative history of authoritarian and fascist regimes, the history of travel and tourism, and modern international and transnational history.

 

Selected Publications

BOOKS

The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland (Stanford University Press, 2019)

Tourism and Dictatorship: Europe’s Peaceful Invasion of Franco’s Spain (New York: Palgrave, 2006)

    Spanish translation: La invasión pacífica: los turistas y la España de Franco, (Madrid: Turner, 2009)

ARTICLES/CHAPTERS

“Las múltiples caras del turismo en la Europa contemporánea,” in Rafael Vallejo and Carlos Larrinaga (eds.), Los orígenes del turismo moderno en España. El nacimiento de un país turístico, 1900-1939 (Madrid: Sílex, 2018)

“Turismo, urbanismo y colonialismo en Tánger, 1880-1939,” Cuadernos de Historia Contemporánea, special issue: “España como potencia turística: una visión a largo plazo,” 37 (2015).

“The Making of the Gibraltar-Spain Border: Cholera, Contraband, and Spatial Reordering, 1850-1873,” Mediterranean Historical Review, 29: 1 (2014).

“Turismo en la Europa de posguerra. De la diplomacia esterliniana al consumismo de masas,” TST: Transporte, servicios, y telecomunicaciones, 24 (2013).

“Revival of the Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela: The Politics of Religious, National, and European Patrimony, 1879-1988,” The Journal of Modern History, 82: 2 (2010).

“Tourism, Modernisation, and Difference: A Twentieth-Century Spanish Paradigm,” Sport in Society, special issue: “Sport, Mass Consumerism, and the Body in Modern Spain,” 11: 6 (2008).

–Catalan translation: “Turisme, modernització i idiosincràsia nacional a l’Espanya del segle XX,” Segle XX. Revista catalana d’historia, 2 (2009).

 

Research Grants and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar, Spain, 2015-2016
  • Collaborative Research Grant, Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain, 2011-2014 and 2015-2018
  • Humanities Institute Faculty Fellowship, University at Buffalo (SUNY), 2011-2012
  • Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy Annual Research Grant, 2010
  • "Best First Book Prize, 2004-2006," Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies