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Samantha Davis

Samantha Davis
108 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802

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I am a graduate student studying Colonial Latin American History. My research areas include gender, demographics and race, economics, and politics. I study the Yucatec Maya and their interactions with Africans, the Spanish, and other Europeans. I earned my BA magna cum laude in History with Departmental Honors from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts where I successfully defended my Honors Thesis entitled “Inheritance in Ixil: A Testament to Gender Parallelism in an Eighteenth Century Maya Cah.”