Hamilton M. Stapell, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of History at the State University of New York (SUNY), New Paltz. His areas of teaching specialization include modern Europe, Latin America, European intellectual history, and Evolutionary Studies. 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 book entitled Remaking Madrid: Culture, Politics, and Identity after Franco.
He sits on the Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) Board at SUNY New Paltz. Additionally, he serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Evolution and Health and is a member of the Board of the Ancestral Health Society. He is also is the creator of one of the first college-level courses on ancestral living: EVO 201 Evolution and Human Health.
Professor Stapell received his B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1994), and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego (2004).