• The Library will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.


  1. A Deeper Dive: The Pursuit of “Mappiness”

    December 3, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Citizen Science and Bird Watching in the City

    December 16, 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.