Professor Uribe-Uran holds a joint appointment as Professor of History and Law. His research has been supported by fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Tinker Foundation, the Banco de la Republica de Colombia's Fundación para la Promoción de la Investigación y la Tecnologia, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is the author of over twenty books or book chapters and more than sixty articles and book reviews. His next book projects include a history of constitutionalism in early republican Colombia and two micro-histories of domestic crimes in Mexico and Cuba during the colonial era. Dr. Uribe-Uran also works on contemporary legal issues in the Andean region, with particular attention to judicial reform, the judiciary, and the inter-American legal system.
Dr. Uribe-Uran teaches a wide range of courses on Latin American Colonial and Modern History as well as global history including: Global History of Domestic Violence, History of Law and Human Rights in the West, Global History of Murder, and History of Women in Latin America. His expertise in comparative legal history is also reflected in graduate offerings such as Crime and Society in LA, Law and Society in LA and Comparative History of State and Society in LA. Other courses he has taught have included Latin American History through Film and LA History through Music alongside a general survey of Latin American Civilization.