International scientific panel
José Manuel Serrano Alvarez
Member of the International scientific panel, Social sciences
Professor José Manuel Serrano Álvarez (born in Seville, Spain), studied History at Faculty of Geography and History (University of Seville) with degree and speciality in Modern, Latin American and Contemporany History. Associate Professor at Centro Andaluz de Estudios Empresariales (CEADE, Seville, 1995-2001), joined as Arts and Humanities Director and Ph. D. (Dr.) in 2002 at University of Seville. Adjunct Researcher in Latin American Department from 1996 to 2009. Adjunct Associate Professor (Texas Tech University), Lubbock, United States, (2007-2010). Full Professor at Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Medellín, Colombia, 2009-2010), and Tenured Professor (Faculty Member) at University of Antioquia (Medellín, since 2010). Founder and Director of the Research Group Estudios Interdisciplinares en Historia General, with offcial validation of Education Ministry of Colombia. Founder and Director of TEMPUS Revista en Historia General, academic journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Research Projects: Modern Military History (Co-Researcher of Contractor State Group. Red Imperial, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, and UNAM, México, since 2010). Main Researcher of the Projects: Neuroanthropological characterization of violence: an approach from the social neurosciences to the study of the Colombian armed conflict (2013-2017, with funds of Colombian Ministry), The artistic plundering of Europe during the Third Reich, 1939-1945: mechanisms, agents and networks (2012-2016), and The cost of the Imperial Defense in the Caribbean Area, 1700-1810: Money, Commerce and Social Networks (since 2016). International Awards: Nuestra América, (Seville, Spain, 2002), for the book Fortificaciones y Tropas. El gasto militar en Tierra Firme, 1700-1788; “Mrs. Percy (Ruth) Jones Award”, for the article in West Texas Historical Association Year Book, The San Saba Presidio and Spain´s Frontier Policy in North America (2007), with Professor Allan J. Kuethe; Spanish Armada Award, for the book, El astillero de La Habana en el siglo XVIII. Historia y construcción naval, 1700-1805, (Madrid, Spain, 2017). Author of about fifty academic publications and international guest at more than ten countries. Specialized in Military History, International Relations, Wars and Conflicts, and American History during the 18th Century.