Dr. Joshua Fitzgerald

Joshua is an ethnohistorian and museum education specialist focusing on the visual and material culture of Indigenous communities from Mexico's early-modern period (~1300-1700). Currently, he is the Jeffrey Rubinoff Junior Research Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge, researching his first book project on Mesoamerican and Spanish-Colonial learning environments (architecture, artwork, and texts) to understand the dynamic aspects of cultural resilience, place-based learning, and the persistence of local knowledge of Indigenous identity. His other interests include Nahua wildlife science and human-animal relations, the social dynamics of religious indoctrination, and educational videogames and gaming pedagogy about Colonial Latin America.