Manuel A. Bautista-González specializes in the economic, business, and financial history of Mexico and the United States. He holds a B.A. in economics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and is a doctoral candidate in U.S. History at Columbia University in the City of New York, He will defend his dissertation, entitled "King Cotton’s Silver and Gold Chains. The New Orleans Specie Market under International Bimetallism, 1839-1861, in the summer of 2022.
As a lecturer, Manuel has taught courses at UNAM, Columbia University, and the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE). Manuel was the lead historian in projects to commemorate the anniversary of a leading global investment bank (2018-2020) as a consultant at the Winthrop Group. He is also a contributing writer to Cash Essentials, a discussion platform on retail payments and monetary ecosystems.