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New York University
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food history, illicit food trade, transimperial trade, smuggling, American Southeast, cultural history, 18th century, colonial North America, Anglo-Spanish trade, Atlantic World, contraband, Florida, South Carolina, trading companies, entanglement, Greater Caribbean, commerce
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About Me

Juneisy Quintana Hawkins is a PhD candidate in the United States program at New York University’s Department of History.¬†She specializes in informal food economies, Anglo-Spanish food trade, smuggling, and food culture in the colonial American Southeast in an Atlantic World context.

Her research focuses mainly on 18th-century Spanish Florida and South Carolina, but also incorporates colonies like New York and Havana.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
Atlantic, North America, United States
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, Early Modern
Expertise by Topic
American Founding Era, Colonialism, Diplomacy, Food History, Local & Regional