Charles W

Position Title
Professor

Unit
History
Human Rights Studies

1279 SS&H
Bio

Charles Walker is Professor of History and the Director of the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas at UC Davis. He holds the MacArthur Foundation Endowed Chair in International Human Rights. He has published widely on Peruvian history, truth commissions, and historiography, in English and Spanish. His 2014 Harvard University Press book, The Tupac Amaru Rebellion, was named one of the best books of the year by the Financial Times and also won the Hundley Prize from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association.