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Derek Bentley

Cultural and political history of Latin America, Modern Mexico, History of capitalism, U.S. and transnational business history

Graduate Student

Research and Teaching Interests

[Cultural & Intellectual]
[Latin America & Caribbean]


"Cultivating the North American Consensus: Organized Business, Transnational Cultural Politics, and the Rise of Market Values in Mexico," supervised by Dr. Pamela Voekel (In Progress)

Honors and Awards

Fulbright Garcia-Robles Research Fellowship, Institute for International Education (2013-2014)

Alfred D. Chandler Jr. Travel Fellowship in Business History, Harvard Business School (2013)

Studies in Capitalism Research Grant, Harvard Institute for Global Law and Policy (2013)

Samuel Flagg Bemis Dissertation Research Fellowship , Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (2013)

Linda J. Piper Award for Study Abroad, UGA History Department (2012)

Harvard History Project Research Grant, Joint Centre for History and Economics, Institute for New Economic Thinking (2012)

History Department Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in a Field Other than American History, UGA History Department (2010)

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, UGA History Department (2010)

Dean's Award, UGA Graduate School, Research support (2009)

Fellowship, Oaxaca Cultural Institute, Oaxaca Summer Institute, Summer seminar (2008)

Tinker Summer Travel Award, LACSI, Franklin College, Tinker Foundation, Research support (2008)


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African American

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Gender & Sexuality

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Middle East

Native American

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U.S. South

U.S. 19th & 20th Century

War and Diplomacy

Women's History






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