Daniela Domínguez Tavares

Daniela Itzel Domínguez Tavares grew up in Mexico, and studied at the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA) where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in History. She served as core jury member for the federal program PECDA in 2021. She obtained her MA degree in Latino & Latin American Studies from El Instituto at the University of Connecticut in 2022. At El Instituto, she developed historical research about Mexico’s diplomacy during the 1960s. Her actual PhD project examines the post-revolutionary Mexican state during the cold war.

Interests include global south, cold war, Latin American diplomatic relations and development, with an emphasis on Mexico.

Advisor: Mark Healey

Select Awards
Hugh M. Hamil Graduate Fellowship in Latin American History, University of Connecticut, 2022.
Whetten Latin American Studies, Research Fund. University of Connecticut, 2021.
Elizabeth Mahan Research Fund. University of Connecticut, 2021.
PECDA, Aguascalientes Mexico.  2017-2018.

Selected Publications
Book chapter
“El vestigio jesuita: Cieneguilla en el siglo XVIII” on Reyes Rodriguez, Andres (coord), Diez años de patrimonio mundial. El camino Real de Tierra Adentro en Aguascalientes (Mexico: Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, 2021) ISBN 978-607-8782-51-2

Book review
Our Women on the ground. Essays by Arab women reporting for the Arab worldAguaardiente no. 15, June, 2020.

Cien años del articulo 3ro ConstitucionalAguaardiente, no. 8, October 2018.

Daniela Dominguez-Tavares, graduate student, History Department
Contact Information
Mailing Address241 Glenbrook Rd., U-4103, Storrs CT 06269
Office LocationWood Hall, 206
Office HoursThursday, 11 am-1 pm