Raymond B. Craib

Director of the Latin American Studies Program
Raymond B. Craib


Raymond B. Craib is a professor of history whose research focuses primarily on the modern histories of Mexico and Chile.

His most recent book, The Cry of the Renegade: Politics and Poetry in Interwar Chile, was published by Oxford University Press in 2016.

His first book, Cartographic Mexico: A History of State Fixations and Fugitive Landscapes (Duke University Press, 2004; Spanish translation, 2014), examined the cartographic routines (exploration, surveying, and mapping) that helped forge the Mexican state in the 19th and 20th centuries.