Historian; University professor. Born– May 10, 1936, New York, N.Y. Parents– Nicholas and Delores (Ricaurte) Delpar. Education– Rutgers University, B.A., 1957; New York University, M.A., 1961; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1967. Taught at Indiana State University, 1967-1969; Florida State University’s Canal Zone Branch, 1969-1973; visiting professor at Ohio Wesleyan University, 1973-1974; University of Alabama, 1974-2006.  Member American Historical Association; Conference on Latin American History. Received the A.B. Thomas Award from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies.  Awarded professor emerita status on her retirement from the University of Alabama. Died July 14, 2018.


Contemporary Authors online; obituary


The Enormous Vogue of Things Mexican:  Cultural Relations between the United States and Mexico, 1920-35.  Tuscaloosa; University of Alabama Press, 1992.

Instructor’s Manual for Hubert Herring’s A History of Latin America. New York; Knopf, 1964.

The Liberal Party of Colombia, 1863-1903. New York; s.n., 1967.

Looking South:  The Evolution of Latin Americanist Scholarship in the United States, 1850-1975.  University of Alabama Press, 2008.

Red Against Blue; the Liberal Party In Colombian Politics, 1863-1899. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1981.


Borzoi Reader in Latin American History. New York; Knopf, 1972.

The Discoverers: An Encyclopedia of Explorers. New York:  McGraw-Hill, 1980.

Encyclopedia of Latin America. New York; McGraw, 1974.


A Reference Guide to Latin American History.  Armonk, N.Y.: M.E.Sharpe, 2000.