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Faculty Profiles > Hamilton Stapell

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Courses Offered:
Modern Europe
Medieval Europe
Modern Spain
Americanization of Europe
Europe since 1945
Intellectual History of 19th Century Europe
Intellectual History of 20th Century Europe
Madrid, Past and Present (Senior Research Seminar)

Hamilton M. Stapell is a historian of post-1945 Europe. His areas of teaching specialization include medieval and modern Europe, Latin America, and European intellectual history. He previously taught at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and for the Revelle Humanities Program at the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Stapell’s research and writing focus on the political and cultural history of Spain since its transition to democracy in 1975. He has published articles on national and regional identity in the ‘New Europe’ and on Spanish culture. He is also the author of the new book entitled Remaking Madrid: Culture, Politics, and Identity after Franco.

Professor Stapell received his B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.