Kimberly Hursh

PhD Student, History, University of Virginia

Kimberly Hursh is a PhD student in history at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include how indigenous, casta, and Spanish people used Catholic notions about commerce and colonial difference to negotiate questions of justice surrounding their everyday economic transactions in central colonial Mexico. Kimberly earned an MA in Latin American history from the University of Virginia and a BA in history and Spanish from Willamette University. She was a Mercatus Center Adam Smith fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year.