Department of History
Dr. Cosner received her Ph.D. in history from Florida International University in Miami. She is currently revising her dissertation, “Rich and Poor, Black and White, Slave and Free: A Social History of Cuba's Tobacco Farmer's 1718-1817," which re-evaluates the role of tobacco and its growers in colonial Cuba's economy and society.
Professor Cosner has presented papers at the Conference on Latin American History of the American Historical Association, the Latin American Studies Association, and South Eastern Council on Latin American Studies. She was awarded the Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States research grant, the Lydia Cabrera Award for Cuban Historical Sudies by the Conference on Latin American History, and a Ford Foundation Grant for Student Travel for her work on Cuban tobacco farmers. Her current research interests include tobacco, agriculture, and Atlantic history.
- HIST 107: World Cultures in Historical Pespective
- HIST 308: History of the Atlantic World, 1492-1898
- HIST 308: Caribbean History
- HIST 362: Latin American History II
- HIST 693: Problems in History: The Atlantic World
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