Abel Alves

Abel Alves

Chairperson of the Department of History


Room:BB 216

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

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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Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Senior Research Proj 440 3 0000 - 0000
History and Historia 445 1 0000 - 0000
Seminar Modern Histo 612 1 1830 - 2110 M BB, room 222
Special Studies 650 2 0000 - 0000