College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Larrie D. Ferreiro

Larrie D. Ferreiro

Larrie D. Ferreiro

Instructor

History of Engineering; History of Science; History of Technology; Naval history; Military history; History of the American Revolution; History of the Scientific Revolution; Latin American history; Naval architecture; Naval ship design; Defense acquisition; Systems engineering; Complex systems management

Selected Publications

  • Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. Alfred A. Knopf, 2016 (Pulitzer Prize Finalist in History 2017 ; Journal of the American Revolution Book of the Year 2016)
  • Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition that Reshaped Our World. New York: Basic Books, 2011 (Physics World Top 10 books of 2011)
  • Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007 (North American Society for Oceanic History award, best science and technology book, 2007)
  • Technology of the Ships of Trafalgar (editor). Madrid: UPM, 2006
  • Bridging the Seas: The Rise of Naval Architecture in the Industrial Age, 1800-2000. In process