Dr. Fidel Jose Tavarez


Academic positionLecturer, Assistant Professor, Researcher
Research fieldsEarly Modern History,History of Science
KeywordsPolitical Economy, Policymaking, Imperialism, Statecraft
Honours and awards

2016: Warren J. and Sylvia J. Samuels Young Scholar Grant, History of Economics Society

2015: MMUF Dissertation Grant, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

2014: The Eugene Bradford *60 Fellowship, Princeton University

2009: City College Fellowship, City College Fellowships Program

2009: Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Current contact address

CountryUnited States of America
InstitutionCity University of New York (CUNY)
InstituteQueens College

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Sebastian ConradFriedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften (WE1), Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin
Start of initial sponsorship01/10/2018


2018Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme for Postdocs

Publications (partial selection)

2019Fidel J. Tavárez: A New System of Imperial Government: Political Economy and the Spanish Theory of Commercial Empire, c. 1740-1750. In: Jeremy Adelman, Empire and the Social Sciences: Global Histories of Knowledge. Bloomsbury, 2019. 15-29
2018Fidel J. Tavárez: Colonial Economic Improvement: How Spain Created New Consulados to Preserve and Develop Its American Empire, 1778-1795. In: Hispanic American Historical Review , 2018, 605-634
2018Fidel J. Tavárez: The Contested State: Political Discourse during the Independence of the Dominican Republic, 1844. In: Kiran Jayaram, April Mayes, Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies. University of Florida Press, 2018. 44-66
2017Fidel J. Tavárez: Ciencia de estado comercial. Un lenguaje político dieciochesco. In: Julio Pardos, Julen Viejo, José María Iñurritegui, José M. Portillo, Fernando Andrés, Historia en fragmentos. Estudios en homenaje a Pablo Fernández Albaladejo. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2017.
2016Fidel J.Tavárez: Viscardo’s Global Political Economy and the First Cry for Spanish American Independence, 1767-1798. In: Journal of Latin American Studies, 2016, 537-664
2015Fidel J. Tavárez: La invención de un imperio comercial hispano, 1740-1765. In: Magallánica, revista de historia moderna , 2015, 56-76