Current Faculty

HawkinsTimothy Hawkins

Associate Professor

education:  Ph.D., at Tulane University, 1999

office:  Stalker Hall 322


phone:  (812) 237-2720

Office hours:  TR, 11-12:00 or by appt.

Faculty Profile

Timothy Hawkins received his B.A. from Carleton College, his M.A. from Loyola University Chicago, and his Ph.D. from Tulane University. He joined the faculty at Indiana State University in 2000. His research focuses on late colonial Spanish America and Latin American independence, with special interest in Central America. His first book, José de Bustamante and Central American Independence: Colonial Administration in an Age of Imperial Crisis, was published in 2004. Current research projects include a study of Napoleonic espionage during the wars of independence and an investigation into the relationship between Bourbon naval reforms and colonial governance. Dr. Hawkins teaches courses on Colonial Spanish America, Imperial Spain, U.S. and Latin-American Relations, Latin American and Latino Studies, and World Civilization. He also participates in the International Studies Program.

Courses taught at ISU:

HIST 102 - Studies in World Civilization since 1500
HIST 345 - Introduction to Latin American and Latino Studies
HIST 422 - The Rise and Fall of the Spanish World Empire
HIST 444 - Latin America: The Colonial Era
HIST 446 - Latin America and the United States