History Department
Abel Alves

Abel Alves

Chairperson of the Department of History

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BB 216  Phone: 765-285-3376  

Department of History

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

Biography
Dr. 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), and articles in The Sixteenth Century Journal and other publications. Abel 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. 

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Department of History
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 200
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
(Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Phone: 765-285-8700
Fax: 765-285-5612
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