Status: PhD Candidate

Adviser: Kathleen DuVal

Graduate Email: ebecerra@unc.edu

Education

B.A. UCLA, 2015
M.A. UNC-Chapel Hill, 2018

Research Interests

My research focuses on the late eighteenth-century North American borderlands with an emphasis on the competition over the Mississippi River Valley among the Spanish, the United States, and the various Native American nations of the region.

Some Notable Publications

“A New Guardian: The Values of the American Revolution in post-Revolutionary Spanish Louisiana Settlements,” Spain and the American Revolution: New Approaches and Perspectives, ed. Gabriel Paquette and Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia (Routledge, 2019)