Juliette Levy is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside. Professor Levy’s teaching and research is informed by her academic pursuits, her previous careers in international banking and traditional media, and her numerous years living in Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela. Prior to receiving her Ph.D. in History from UCLA, Levy received her Master’s in Economic History from the London School of Economics and spent the next four years working in finance in New York and Mexico City. Dr Levy’s work researches the making of economic markets in Latin America within their legal, social, cultural and ethnic contexts. Her first book analyzes the development of credit markets in Yucatan during the nineteenth century. She is currently collaborating on cross-country comparisons of informal credit markets and has started research on her second book which will be set during the Mexican Revolution.