Timothy Lorek

Timothy Lorek's picture

Tim Lorek is a PhD candidate in the Department of History. His dissertation, “Developing Paradise: Agricultural Science in Colombia’s Cauca Valley, 1927-1967” examines a long history of agronomy and environmental changes in a Latin American tropical river valley. He is also co-organizer of the international conference “Traveling Technocrats: Experts and Expertise in Cold War Latin America,” held at Yale in October of 2016, and coordinator of Yale’s Agrarian Studies program for the 2016-17 academic year. His dissertation committee includes Gilbert Joseph (Chair), Paul Sabin, Stuart Schwartz, Marcela Echeverri, and James Scott.