Gabe Paquette

Gabe Paquette, Dean of Clark Honors College

Gabe Paquette

Dean, Clark Honors College
Academic Areas: The History of European Empires, Intellectual History, Portuguese and Spanish History, The History of International Relations

Gabe Paquette is Dean of the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon. He is also a Professor of History, with a secondary appointment in International Studies. A Past Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, Paquette previously taught at Harvard University, Wesleyan University, and, for almost a decade, The Johns Hopkins University, where he remains a Research Professor. 

Paquette's research focuses on aspects of European, Latin American, and International History. His next book, entitled The European Seaborne Empires: From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions, will appear in 2019. His articles have appeared in scholarly journals such as the Historical Journal, the History of European Ideas, and the Journal of Latin American Studies. He also enjoys writing for a wider audience. His reviews and other essays have been published in History Today, Times Higher Education, InsideHigherEd, and the Times Literary Supplement.

Winter 2020 Office Hours: By appointment only. 108 Chapman Hall

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Cambridge.
  • M.Phil. University of Cambridge. 
  • M.A. National University of Ireland.  
  • B.A. Wesleyan University.  

"Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions" book cover

Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions
The Luso-Brazilian World, c. 1770-1850


  • King's College London. Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professorship.
  • University of Cambridge. Balzan-Skinner Fellowship for Intellectual History since c. 1500.
  • The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. Distinguished Guest Fellowship.
  • The John Carter Brown Library. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. 
  • Trinity College, University of Cambridge.  Post-doctoral Research Fellowship. 
  • Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. “Best Dissertation in Iberian History” Prize.
  • J. William Fulbright Program. Scholarship for graduate study in Portugal.
  • Trinity College, University of Cambridge. Graduate Studentship.
  • George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate study in Ireland and Northern Ireland.