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Daniel Genkins

Daniel Genkins is a PhD candidate studying colonial Latin America and the early modern Atlantic World. He is abroad this year researching his dissertation, which explores Anglo-Spanish encounters in the seventeenth-century Caribbean. His paper “‘To Seek New Worlds, for Gold, for Praise, for Glory’: El Dorado and Empire in Sixteenth-Century Guiana,” which serves as a point of departure for the dissertation, received the Moseley Award for best graduate paper at the 2013 meeting of the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies and was subsequently published in The Latin Americanist. Daniel is advised by Jane Landers.