David Pretel is Lecturer in Global History and Beatriu Pinos-MSCA-COFUND Fellow at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. His research interests broadly include the global history of Latin American commodities, intellectual property rights and the entangled histories of technology, capitalism and the environment in the Caribbean. He previously hold teaching and research positions at the European University Institute in Florence, the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London and El Colegio de México. He was educated at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the University of Cambridge and has spent time as a visiting scholar at the universities of Harvard, Bristol, Nottingham, UCLA, Havana and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.
His works, ongoing research, and other details can be found on his website