Meet Edward Pompeian
Assistant Professor, History
Phone: (813) 257-3304
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
2005 St. Olaf College, B.A.
2007 College of William and Mary, M.A.
2014 College of William and Mary, Ph.D.
Latin American History
Spanish Caribbean and its Diasporas
Witchcraft and Magic in the Atlantic World
Slavery and Racism in the Early Americas: A Comparative Perspective
Age of Revolutions in the Americas
Native American Histories of Colonialism and Resistance
US History to 1877
Edward P. Pompeian researches the history of Latin America and the Caribbean in the period when imperial conflict, emancipation and slave abolition transformed former colonies into nation-states during the Age of Revolutions in the Americas, 1750-1830. His scholarly and teaching interests are Colonial Latin America, the Spanish Caribbean, Atlantic trade and commerce, slavery and emancipation, translocal history, imperial margins and frontiers, environmental history, migration and globalization, and cross-cultural relations broadly defined.
Pompeian is completing his manuscript, "Sustaining Empire: Trading with the United States during the Age of Revolutions, Venezuela, 1797-1828," which will be published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in the Program in Early American Economy and Society series.
He is the author of "Mind the Global U-Turn: Reorienting Early American History in a Global and Commercial Context," which was published in the Winter 2016 special issue of the Journal of the Early Republic. He has presented research papers at the annual meetings of the American Historical Association, the Conference on Latin American History, the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, and the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. Pompeian has reviewed books for the Hispanic American Historical Review, William and Mary Quarterly, Journal of the Early Republic, Journal of Social History, Journal of American Studies and Labor.
Pompeian is the faculty adviser for The University of Tampa’s Theta Gamma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honors society. His past service includes supervising writing tutors working with students enrolled in history courses, serving on scholarship and honors theses committees, and advising Fulbright Scholarship applicants.
Research and Scholarly Excellence Grant, 2020-2021, University of Tampa
Research and Scholarly Excellence Grant, 2019-2020, University of Tampa
McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2011–2012 Advisory Council Fellow
Program in Early American Economy and Society, Dissertation Research Fellow, 2011-2012
Fulbright Fellowship (Venezuela), 2010-2011