Scott Eastman

Scott Eastman, Ph.D.

Scott Eastman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

402.280.2651
Humanities Center 219
ScottEastman@creighton.edu

Scott Eastman

Scott Eastman is the author of Preaching Spanish Nationalism Across the Hispanic Atlantic, 1759-1823 (LSU Press, 2012) and is co-editor of The Rise of Constitutional Government in the Iberian Atlantic World: The Impact of the Cádiz Constitution of 1812 (University of Alabama Press, 2015). He has published articles in European History Quarterly, Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe, and Historia y Política, among other journals, and has received grants from the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), the University of Minnesota’s Program for Cultural Cooperation, and the Fulbright Commission. A member of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies since 2003, he currently serves on its Executive Committee. His research interests focus on the intersection of identity, colonialism, and culture across the nineteenth-century Hispanic Atlantic World.

Education

Ph.D. University of California, Irvine

Courses Taught

Conquest, Piracy, and Slavery: A History of the Atlantic World
Napoleon and Revolution in the Atlantic World
The People of God: The Question of Religion and National Identity
Race, Nation and Empire
Spain and its Empire since 1492

Books

Preaching Spanish Nationalism Across the Hispanic Atlantic, 1759-1823 (Louisiana State University Press, 2012)

Co-editor with Natalia Sobrevilla Perea, The Rise of Constitutional Government in the Iberian Atlantic World: The Impact of the Cádiz Constitution of 1812 (University of Alabama Press, 2015)

Recent Articles

“‘America Has Escaped from our Hands’: Rethinking Empire, Identity and Independence during the Trienio Liberal in Spain, 1820-1823.” European History Quarterly 41, no. 3 (July 2011): 428-43.

“Soldiers, Priests and the Nation: From Wars of Religion to Wars of National Independence in Spain and New Spain.” Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe 22, no. 1 (2011): 13-32.

“Urban Revolt, Nationalist Revolutions: Puebla and Valencia, 1808-1814.” Nuevo Mundo Mundos Nuevos (2011).

“‘La que sostiene la Península es guerra nacional’: Identidades colectivas en Valencia y Andalucía durante la Guerra de Independencia.” Historia y Política 14 (November 2005): 245-70.

“Ya no hay Atlántico, ya no hay dos continentes: Regionalismo e identidad nacional durante la Guerra de Independencia en Nueva España.” Tiempos de América 12 (2005): 153-66.

Honors

  • Hispanex Grant, Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sport (Spain) 2014-2015
  • Mellon LASA Seminars Initiative Grant 2011-2012
  • Ignatian Award for Outstanding Teaching/Mentoring, Creighton University 2011
  • Winner, II Premio Internacional José Antonio Maravall de Historia Política 2004
  • Fulbright IIE Grant, Madrid, Spain 2001-2002