CONTRIBUTORS
DINA BERGER
is an assistant professor of history at Loyola University Chicago. She is
the author of The Development of Mexico’s Tourism Industry: Pyramids by Day,
Martinis by Night, 1928–1946 (2006) and a variety of essays on tourism in Mexico.
She is working on a study of U.S.–Mexican relations through the Pan American
Round Table.
ANDREA BOARDMAN
is the executive director of the William P. Clements Center for
Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. She was a writer-
producer for the Emmy Award–winning pbs production The U.S.–Mexican War,
1846–1848. She is the catalog author and exhibition curator of Destination México—
‘‘A Foreign Land a Step Away’’: U.S. Tourism to Mexico, 1880s to 1950s (2001).
CHRISTINA BUENO
is an assistant professor of Latin American history and Latino and
Latin American Studies at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She is cur-
rently writing a book that examines the Porfirian government’s use of archaeology
and Indian antiquity in nation building.
M. BIANET CASTELLANOS
teaches in the department of American Studies at the Univer-
sity of Minnesota. She coedited a special issue on gender and migration in Latin
American Perspectives and published an essay on adolescent Maya migration in
Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies. She is currently working on a book that
examines the foundational role indigenous people play through their labor and
culture in the development of tourism, transnational spaces, and the modern nation-
state.
MARY K. COFFEY
is an assistant professor of art history at Dartmouth College. She has
published numerous essays on museum exhibition and the politics of culture in the
U.S. and Mexico. Her publications include chapters in Popular Eugenics: American
Mass Culture in the 1930s, edited by Sue Currell and Christina Cogdell (2006), and in
Foucault, Cultural Studies, and Governmentality, edited by Jack Z. Bratich, Jeremy
Packer, and Cameron McCarthy (2003). She is currently revising a manuscript titled
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