• The Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.


  1. Water: Access, Supply, and Sustainability

    October 27, 7:00 pm - October 29, 8:30 pm
  2. How Do I Become a Rocket Scientist?

    November 20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Kansas City Invention Convention

    April 17, 2021, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rocio Gomez

(Residential Fellow, 2018-19)
Rocio Gomez

Rocio Gomez

Residential Fellow

Victors and Vanadium: Scientific Discovery in the Age of Revolutions

Rocio Gomez is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Arkansas and holds a PhD from the University of Arizona in Latin American History. Her research interests include Latin America, history of science, environmental history, and the history of medicine. Her first book, Silver Veins and Dusty Lungs: Water, Public Health, and the Environmental Legacies of Industry in Modern Mexico, 1834-1945, is under contract with University of Nebraska Press.