Cacey Farnsworth is an assistant professor of history/family history at Brigham Young University. He received his undergraduate degree in History Teaching from BYU (2010) and a master’s and PhD in history from the University of Florida (2015, 2019). His dissertation, “Atlantic Lisbon: From Restoration to Baroque Splendor” traces Portugal’s imperial shift toward Brazil after the loss of holdings in Africa and Asia and the consequent effects in Lisbon. His research was supported by a fellowship from the Fulbright and Instituto Camões programs. He has also published a chapter on the indigenous response to the Spanish conquest of Puerto Rico in Ida Altman and David Wheat, eds., The Spanish Caribbean & the Atlantic World in the Long Sixteenth Century (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019). His research and teaching interests include family history, colonial Latin America, Iberia, and Atlantic history.