Abel Alves

Abel Alves

Chairperson of the Department of History

Phone:765-285-3376

Room:BB 216


Teaching and Research Specialties
Colonial Latin America, Early Modern Europe, ethological approaches to history, animal studies 

Biography
Abel Alves is the author of The Animals of Spain: An Introduction to Imperial Perceptions and Human Interaction with Other Animals, 1492-1826 (Brill, 2011), Brutality and Benevolence: Human Ethology, Culture, and the Birth of Mexico (Greenwood, 1996), “Pets and Domesticated Animals in the Atlantic World” (Oxford Bibliographies, 2017), and articles in The Sixteenth Century Journal and other publications. Alves was the first recipient of the Miriam Chrisman Award of the Society for Reformation Research. In 1997, he received Ball State's Hurley Goodall Distinguished Faculty Award. In 2000, he was awarded BSU's Lawhead Award for teaching in the University Core Curriculum. In 2016, he was invited to present on his research at University College London’s international symposium “Animals in Visual Hispanism.”

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Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Special Studies 650 1 0000 - 0000
Special Studies 650 4 0000 - 0000