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John Tutino

John Tutino is a professor in the School of Foreign Service and the Department of History in the College and director of the Americas Initiative in the College. He joined the Georgetown faculty in 1993 and was a member of the Latin America Initiative Faculty Committee (2016-2017).

International activities include:

  • Author of The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World History, 1500-2000 (2018) and upcoming New World Cities: Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization (2019), both of which bring historical analysis to understand pivotal contemporary challenges
  • Author of several other books including Mexico City, 1808: Power, Sovereignty, and Silver in an Age of War and Revolution (2018) and New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750-1870 (2016); editor of three books; and author of over 40 articles in scholarly journals and edited volumes
  • His book Making a New World: Founding Capitalism in the Bajio and Spanish North America (2011) won the Allen Sharlin Award from the Social Science History Association for the "Best Book Published in 2011" and the Bolton-Johnson Award from the Conference of Latin American History for "Best Book in Latin American History Published in 2011."
  • National Endowment for the Humanities fellow (1983-1984 and 2002-2003)

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