Professor Prado received his MA from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). He also held a research fellowship at the Emilio Ravignani Institute for Historical Research at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his Ph.D. from Emory University (2009) where he worked under Prof. Susan Socolow. His book manuscript analyzes trans-imperial networks of interaction among Spanish, Portuguese and British subjects in Rio de la Plata. Currently, Fabrício is researching the social and commercial networks linking New England to Rio de la Plata in the last decades of colonial rule in Latin America.
Professor Prado teaches courses on Colonial Latin American History, and Atlantic World. His research interests include cross-border dynamics, social networks, commerce, contraband trade, corruption, social and economic history of the Southern Cone of Latin America.