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Dr. Michael R. Hall

Professor of History (1997).                                                       
B.A. in History – Gettysburg College (1983); M.A. in International Studies – Ohio University (1989); Ph.D. in History – Ohio University (1996).

Teaching and Research Interests: Latin America, U.S. Foreign Relations, Cold War

Upper Division Courses:

  • Colonial Latin American
  • Modern Latin American
  • Topics in Latin American History
  • US Foreign Relations I
  • US Foreign Relations II


Contact Information:
Department of History
Georgia Southern University, Armstrong
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

Office: Hawes 106A
Tel.: 912-344-2978
Fax: 912-478-0377

Selected Publications:

  • “Castro and Cabral: Cuban Assistance in the Struggle for Independence in Guinea-Bissau and Cabo Verde.” In Sabella Abidde and Charity Manyeruke, eds.  Fidel Castro and Africa’s Liberation Struggle, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2020.
  • Sugar and Power in the Dominican Republic: Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the Trujillos.  Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2000.
  • Historical Dictionary of Haiti.  Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 2012.
  • “Ethnic Conflict in Mexico: The Zapatista Army of National Liberation.”  In Santosh C. Saha, ed.  Perspectives on Contemporary Ethnic Conflict: Primal Violence or the Politics of Conviction.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.
  • “Population Transfers and the Dominican Republic: An Historical Examination of Dominican Immigration and Emigration.”  In Jose de Arimateia da Cruz and Eduardo R. Gomes, eds. Latin America in the New International System: Challenges and Opportunities.  Boston, MA: Pearson, 2006.

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • Executive Council, Association of Global South Studies
  • Book Review Editor, Journal of Global South Studies

Current Research:

  • US-Latin American Foreign Relations

Last updated: 12/14/2023