Ernesto E. Bassi Arevalo

Associate Professor
History, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

323 McGraw Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Ernesto E. Bassi Arevalo

Associate Professor
History, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Colonial Latin America, Caribbean history, Atlantic history

Research Interest
Transimperial exchanges; spatial configurations; mobility, migration, and circulation of people, goods, and ideas; histories of capitalism; hemispheric American studies; early modern globalization

Distinction
Latin American Studies Association's Bryce Wood Book Award Honorable Mention
Cornell’s Institute for the Social Sciences Faculty Fellow
John Carter Brown Library Fellow

Selected Publications
Bassi, Ernesto. An Aqueous Territory: Sailor Geographies and New Granada’s Transimperial Greater Caribbean World. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016.

Bassi, Ernesto. “Much More than the Half Has Never Been Told: Narrating the Rise of Capitalism from New Granada’s Shores.” The Latin Americanist 61, no. 4 (2017): 529-550.

Cornell Research Website Article
Uncovering a Forgotten Region