David Pretel

David Pretel

Visiting Scholar
Lecturer in Global History at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona
David Pretel

David Pretel is Beatriu Pinos-MSCA Fellow and Lecturer in Global History at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. His research interests broadly include the global history of Latin American commodities, intellectual property rights and the entangled histories of technology, capitalism and the environment in the Caribbean. He has hold teaching and research positions at the European University Institute in Florence, the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London and El Colegio de México. He was educated at Universidad Autónoma Madrid and the University of Cambridge and has spent time as a visiting scholar at the universities of Bristol, Nottingham, UCLA, Havana and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.  His works, ongoing research, and other details can be found on his website

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