Faculty

Stephen Bell



Contact Information

Email    SBELL@GEOG.UCLA.EDU
Office  1255 BUNCHE
Phone  

(Ph.D., Toronto, 1991) is an Associate Professor with research interests in historical and cultural geography, Latin America, and the history of geographic thought. Professor Bell teaches courses on Latin America and various branches of historical geography.

Education

Ph.D University of Toronto, 1991. M.A. University of Toronto, 1980. B.A. The Queen's College, Oxford University, Honours Degree from the School of Geography, 1978.

Fields of Study

Brazil, Latin America, Historical Geography, Environmental History

Awards

The Warren Dean Memorial Prize of the Conference on Latin American History (1999), awarded for Campanha Gaúcha 

Social Sciences and Humanities of Canada Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (1995-97), held at McGill University

Selected Publications

  • Campanha Gaúcha: A Brazilian Ranching System, 1850-1920 (Stanford, CA.: Stanford University Press, 1998)
  • "Aimé Bonpland and Merinomania in Southern South America," The Americas 51, 3 (1995): 301-23
  • "Early Industrialization in the South Atlantic: Political Influences on the Charqueadas of Rio Grande do Sul Before 1860," Journal of Historical Geography 19, 4 (1993): 399-411

Previous Courses by Term

2016 Spring Quarter

Food and Environment

2016 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2015 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

2015 Spring Quarter

Brazil

South America

2014 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

South America

2013 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

History and Structure of Modern Geography

2013 Spring Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Brazil

2013 Winter Quarter

South America

2012 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

History and Structure of Modern Geography

2012 Spring Quarter

Brazil

2012 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

South America

2011 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

Philosophical Issues in Geographical Inquiry

2011 Winter Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Brazil

South America

2010 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

2010 Spring Quarter

History of Modern Geography

2010 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2009 Fall Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Spanish South America

2009 Spring Quarter

Food, Environment, and Agriculture

History of Modern Geography

2009 Winter Quarter

Brazil

2008 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

South America

2008 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2007 Fall Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Spanish South America

2007 Spring Quarter

Problems in Geography: Culture and Environment in the Modern World

2007 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2006 Fall Quarter

Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

Spanish South America

2006 Spring Quarter

Geographical Discovery and Exploration

2006 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2005 Fall Quarter

Spanish South America

2005 Spring Quarter

Spanish South America

2005 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2004 Winter Quarter

Brazil

South America

2003 Spring Quarter

Spanish South America

2003 Winter Quarter

Food, Environment, and Agriculture

Brazil

2002 Fall Quarter

South America

2002 Spring Quarter

Spanish South America

2002 Winter Quarter

Food, Environment, and Agriculture

Brazil

2001 Spring Quarter

Spanish South America

2001 Winter Quarter

Food, Environment, and Agriculture

Brazil

2000 Spring Quarter

Spanish South America

2000 Winter Quarter

Brazil

Previous Courses by Course

GEOG 19
Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

2006 Fall Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

GEOG 130
Geographical Discovery and Exploration

2006 Spring Quarter

GEOG 132
Food, Environment, and Agriculture

2001 Winter Quarter

2002 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

GEOG 132
Food and Environment

2016 Spring Quarter

GEOG 159C
Problems in Geography: Culture and Environment in the Modern World

2007 Spring Quarter

GEOG 182B
Brazil

2009 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2012 Spring Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2007 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

2000 Winter Quarter

2001 Winter Quarter

2016 Winter Quarter

2002 Winter Quarter

2003 Winter Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2004 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2013 Spring Quarter

GEOG 182A
Spanish South America

2011 Fall Quarter

2009 Fall Quarter

2012 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

2000 Spring Quarter

2015 Fall Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2010 Fall Quarter

2003 Spring Quarter

2007 Fall Quarter

2001 Spring Quarter

2005 Spring Quarter

2002 Spring Quarter

2005 Fall Quarter

2006 Fall Quarter

GEOG 282
South America

2007 Winter Quarter

2008 Winter Quarter

2006 Winter Quarter

2004 Winter Quarter

2008 Fall Quarter

2002 Fall Quarter

2005 Winter Quarter

2015 Spring Quarter

2014 Winter Quarter

2010 Winter Quarter

2013 Winter Quarter

2016 Winter Quarter

2012 Winter Quarter

2011 Winter Quarter

GEOG 297A
History of Modern Geography

2010 Spring Quarter

2009 Spring Quarter

GEOG 297A
History and Structure of Modern Geography

2012 Fall Quarter

2013 Fall Quarter

GEOG 298A
Philosophical Issues in Geographical Inquiry

2011 Fall Quarter