Omaira Brunal-Perry is an associate professor and the Spanish Legal Historiography and Librarian, Spanish Documents Collection and Manuscripts Collection at the Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam. She holds a Juris Doctorate degree from University Libre of Bogota, Colombia and a Master’s of Library Science from Syracuse University, New York.
Brunal-Perry’s current research interest is concentrated on the legal and historical interpretation of documents concerning the colonial Spanish administration in the Mariana and Caroline Islands, particularly land grants, administrative and judiciary actions, as well as other cultural aspects pertaining to the Spanish presence in Guam and Micronesia.
Brunal-Perry has done archival research in the national archives of Mexico, the Philippine Islands, Spain, and the United States. In addition, she has directed the archival project entitled The Spanish Language Judicial Records of Guam with its resultant annotated index. As librarian of the Spanish Documents Collection and the Manuscripts Collection, she is also involved with collection development and academic support.
Guampedia Entries by Omaira Brunal-Perry
San Dionisio Catholic Church, Umatac
Matrimony and Social Change in the Marianas during Spanish Times
Spanish Documents Translated by Omaira Brunal-Perry
1823 Guam Vital Statistics Report