Teresa Cribelli

Teresa Cribelli

Dr. Teresa Cribelli

Assistant Professor

teresa.cribelli@ua.edu
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
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Research Interests

  • Technological Innovation in Brazil
  • Brazilian International Relations
  • Brazilian Modernization

Specialties

Courses Taught

  • History of Modern Argentina
  • Western Civilization to 1648
  • History of Brazil
  • Slavery and Emancipation in Brazil
  • History of Modern Latin America
  • History of Colonial Latin America

Recent Publications

  • Cribelli-IndustrialForestsIndustrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels: Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,  2016).
  • with Briana Royster, “O Ensino do Movimento dos Direitos Civis no Alabama,” in Educaçao e Diversidade em Diferentes Contextos, eds. Amilcar Araujo Pereira and Warley da Costa (Rio de Janeiro: Pallas Editora, 2015).
  • “Império das Palmeiras: os Estados Unidos descobrem o império brasileiro,” in As Descobertas do Brasil, eds. Ana Cecilia Impellizieri Martins e Monique Sochaczewski (Rio de Janeiro: Casa da Palavra, 2014): 70-127.
  • “‘These Industrial Forests’: Economic Nationalism and the Search for Agro-industrial Commodities in Nineteenth-Century Brazil,” Journal of Latin American Studies 45 (August 2013): 545-579.
  • “O mais útil de todos os instrumentos: o arado e a valorização da terra no Brasil no século XIX,” (“The Most Useful of Instruments: The Plow and Land Valorization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil”) O Direito ás Avessas: uma história social da propriedade, eds. Márcia Motta and Maria Veronica Secreto (Rio de Janeiro: Editora da Universidade Federal Fluminense and Editora Horizonte, 2011): 291-315.
  • “A Modern Monarch: Dom Pedro II’s visit to the United States in 1876,” The Journal of the Historical Society IX (2009): 223-54.

Presentations

Current Projects

Awards and Honors

  • Honorable Mention: Industrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels: Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil, Best Book on Brazil, Brazil Section of the Latin American Studies Association (2017)
  • Fellow, Dibner History of Science and Technology, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA (2016)
  • Baird Society Resident Scholar, Dibner Library of Science and Technology, Smithsonian Institution Libraries (2011)
  • Fulbright IIE (2006-2007)
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