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Alan McPherson

    Professional affiliation

    Professor of History at Temple University

    Professor of History in the Latin American Studies Program at Temple University

    Full Biography

    Alan McPherson specializes in the history of U.S.-Latin American relations but teaches broadly in U.S. foreign relations and global history. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2001 after receiving an M.A. in history from San Francisco State University (1996) and a B.A. in history and economics from the Université de Montréal (1994). Before coming to Temple, he also taught at the University of Oklahoma (2008-2017) and Howard University (2001-2008). He has published eleven books and dozens of articles and chapters and has been a fellow at Harvard University and twice a Fulbright Fellow.