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Ingrid Fernandez


M.A., World History, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2010

B.A., History, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2007 


Research and Teaching Interests

Latin American History, Latin American and Caribbean Gender History, African American and Gender History 


Courses Offered

  • World Civilization since 1815 (WOH 1030).
  • Introduction to Latin American Studies ( LAS 2000)


Articles and Essays
  • “The Upper Amazonian Rubber Boom and Indigenous Rights 1900- 1925,” FGH: Proceedings of the Florida Conference of Historians, 15 (2008), pp. 51-63.


Conference Presentations
  • “La Floreana: The First Ecuadorian Colony in the Galápagos Islands,” 57th Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Concil for Latin American Studies, Boulder, Colorado, April 2010.
  • “What Role Did Amy Jacques Garvey Play in Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) In the 1920s?,” 10th Annual Graduate Association for African American History Conference, Memphis, Tennessee, September 2008.
  • “Eva Peron: A Symbol of Argentinean Nationalism," Florida Conference of Historians, Jacksonville Beach, FL, February 2008. 
  • “The Upper Amazonian Rubber Boom and Indigenous Rights 1900- 1925.” Florida Conference of Historians, Orlando, FL, March 2007.


Grants and Awards

  • Who's Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2007.
  • Caloosahatchee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution scholarship recipient, 2007. 
  • Student of the Year Nominee, Florida Gulf Coast University, 2006.
  • Bickel Prize: Best Undergraduate History Research Paper, Department of History and Library, FGCU, Spring 2006.

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