José Díaz

Librarian | Latin American, Iberian Studies

Dr. José O. Díaz is Associate Curator for Special Collections and Latin American and Iberian Studies Librarian at The Ohio State University. In that capacity, Dr. Díaz is responsible for special collections in all areas of American history and for activities such as reference, public programming, and collection development. He is also responsible for the acquisition of Latin American and Iberian materials for the Library's general collection. Dr. Díaz is the Special Collections' liaison to the History Department, teaches courses in public history and American fraternalism, and serves on the Latin American Studies Center's Advisory Board. Jose's research interests include 19th century American history, fraternalism, modern Latin American history, and public history.  He currently serves as the Chair of The Latin American Materials Project. 


Areas of Expertise
  • History
  • Ph.D., History, The Ohio State University
  • M.L.S., Library and Information Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • M.A., Latin American History, Indiana University, Bloomington

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