David Orique, O.P. Ph.D.

Associate Professor

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Ph.D. - Pre-Contact America, Latin America, Atlantic World Chriistianity University of Oregon

M.A. - Hispanic-Luso Studies, Iberian Atlantic World, Pre-Contact America, Colonial and Modern Latin America Graduate Theological Union

M.Div. - Graduate Theological Union

B.S. - Business Administration & Spanish California State University, Fresno

Brief Biography

Rev. David Orique, O.P., Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Latin American, Early Modern Iberian, and Atlantic World History at Providence College. In addition to having lived, traveled, and conducted research in Spain and Portugal, as well as other European countries, he has worked in fifteen Latin American countries.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Latin America; Age of exploration, Spanish and Portuguese, contact, conquest, and colonization of America.

Selected Presentations:

Orique, O.P., D. International Congress of History of the Order of the Preachers in the American Continent. , Mexico City, Mexico - "Paper: Journey to the Headwaters: Bartolome de las Casas in a Comparative Context; Session Chair: Board Member: Organizing Committee" April, 2013

Orique, O.P., D. Universal Human Rights Conference. , Washington, DC - "Paper: Vox Legis in Bartolome de las Casas' Brevisima Relacion de la Destruicion de las Indias" December, 2011

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