Jorge Canizares-Esguerra

Education

PhD, 1995, University Wisconsin-Madison

Research interests
Early Modern Atlantic History; History of Science and Colonialism;
History of Knowledge; Colonial Spanish and British America.

VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS

  • Universidade Federal do Ouro Preto (Mariana) (UFOP), Brazil. Summer 2001
  • Universidade Etaduale de Campinas (UNIVAMP), Brazil. Summer 2011
  • Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia. Summer 2010 and 2012.
  • Pontifica Universidad Javeriana. Colombia . Fall 2009.
  • FLACSO, Quito-Ecuador, Summer 2009

PRIZES

  • 2007. Honorable Mention for Puritan Conquistadors. Biannual Murdo MacLeod Book Prize of The Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association.
  • 2002.. Young Investigator Award. Exceptional Scholar Program. SUNY-Buffalo
  • 2001. John Edwin Fagg Book Prize (on Spanish and Latin American History) for How to Write the History of the New World . American Historical Association.
  • 2001. Atlantic History Book Prize for How to Write the History of the New World . American Historical Association.
  • 2001. How to Write the History of the New World , cited among Best Books of the Year by The Economist , TLS , and The Independent ( London )
  • 2001. Best Article (for AHR's “ New World , New Stars”) in the biannual History of the Human Sciences Forum for the History of the Human Sciences. History of Science Society.
  • 1998. University Outstanding Research Initiative Award. Illinois State University. 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

  • 2010. Fulbright Specialist Program. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia.
  • 2010-2011. Mellon Senior Fellow. John Carter Brown Library, 2010-2011
  • 2009. Dean's Fellowship. University of Texas
  • 2005. University of Texas . University Cooperative Society Subvention Grant (2).
  • 2004-2005. University of Texas Harrington Faculty Fellow..
  • 2003-2004.Andrew Mellon Research Fellow, Huntington Library. 
  • 2001-2002.Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History Fellow. Harvard University
  • 1998-1999 University Research Grant. Illinois State University .
  • 1998International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World Fellow. Harvard University.
  • 1997-1998. Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton . Member. 
  • 1997-1998. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow. John Carter Brown Library.
  • 1997-1998. University Research Grant. Illinois State University. 
  • 1996-1997. .University Research Grant. Illinois State University.
  • 1995. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. The Twelfth Aston Magna Academy .
  • 1992-1993. Social Science Research Council. International Doctoral Research Fellowship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
  • 1992-1993Graduate School Fellowship, University of Wisconsin

EDITORIAL BOARDS

  • Journal of Early Modern History (2002- )
  • Eighteenth-Century Thought
  • CR: The New Centennial Review , 2001-2004
  • Atlantic Studies (2007- )
  • Hispanic American Historical Review (HAHR), (2008-2014)
  • Memoria y Sociedad (Colombia), (2009- )
  • Terra Brasilis (Brazil) (2011- )

 

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