Emily Berquist Soule

Portrait of Professor Emily Berquist Soule
Professor of history at the California State University, Long Beach


The Bishop’s Utopia: Envisioning Improvement in Colonial Peru (The Early Modern Americas)
Emily Berquist Soule (Dibner Fellow, 2010–11)

Based on intensive archival research in Peru, Spain, and Colombia and the unique visual data of more than a thousand extraordinary watercolors, The Bishop’s Utopia recreates the intellectual, cultural, and political universe of the Spanish Atlantic world in the late 18th century.