Louis Segal teaches Latin American and Inter-American history. His areas of expertise are in the social, cultural, and intellectual history of the Americas. He received his Ph.D. from UC Davis. He has been teaching for the last 20 years in northern California and has taught, among other places, UC Davis, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Stanford, and the Naval Postgraduate School. He has traveled extensively in Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru.