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April L. Brown <email@example.com>
Northwest Arkansas Community College
|Address:||One College Dr.
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
|List Affiliations:||Reviewer for H-LatAm
Brown on Tone
War and Genocide in Cuba
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Nationalism History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Pre-Columbian History / Studies
World History / Studies
PhD, University of Arkansas, Dec. 2006
Dissertation title: “Between Nationalism and Hegemony: Cuba and the United States”; Randall B. Woods, PhD, dissertation director
MA, University of Arkansas, May 1995
Thesis title: “The Elusive Ideology: Peronism and U.S. Relations with Argentina, 1945-1952,” Randall B. Woods, PhD, Thesis advisor
“The Spanish-American War”, and "The Vietnam War," The Encyclopedia of American Political History, Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Publications, 2001
“Joseph Bocage” and “Joe Ray,” Arkansas Biography: A Collection of Notable Lives, Nancy A. Williams, ed., Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, April 2000.
“A Distorted Image: The U.S. Perception of Evita Perón and U.S. Foreign Relations with Argentina,” The American Graduate, vol. 1, no. 2, February, 1998.
Book review of James Cockcroft's, Latin America: History, Politics, and U.S. Foreign Policy (Chicago: Nelson-Hall Publishers, 1996) H-LATAM, April, 1996.
"United States-Argentine Relations, 1945-52: The U.S. Response To Peronism" The Ozark Historical Review, vol. XXIII, Spring, 1994, 25-38.
Panelist on Politics and Religion at the PCA/ACA National Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Feb. 2005
Presented a paper entitled, “Seeing Red: A Comparison of the U.S. Responses to Revolutionary Nationalism in Argentina and Cuba,” at the Mid-America Conference on History, Fayetteville, Ark., Sept. 2002
“A Plattist or Reactionary Policy? U.S.-Cuban Relations in the 1950s”, at a conference entitled, The Platt Amendment and the History of Cuban-U.S. Relations in the 20th Century, in Havana, Cuba, June 2001
“Seeing Red: the U.S. Response to Revolutionary Nationalism in Argentina, 1945-1955”, at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’ Conference,
Toronto, Canada, June, 2000
“A Distorted Image: Evita Perón and the Shaping of U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Argentina, 1945-1952,” at the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’
Conference, in Boulder, Colorado, June, 1996
2004-present, Associate Professor of History at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville, Ark.
1994-2003, Research Assistant for Prof. Randall B. Woods and Prof. Williard Gatewood; Edited footnotes and worked as a fact-checker for Woods’, Fulbright: A Biography (New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995), J. William Fulbright, Vietnam, and the Search for a Cold War Foreign Policy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998) and Woods and Williard Gatewood’s America Interpreted: A Concise History with Readings, Vol. I & II (Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace, 1998); also conducted research for various published articles and book chapters by Profs. Woods & Gatewood
HIST 2003 – U.S. History I
HIST 2013 – U.S. History II
HIST 2903 – History of the American West
HNOR 2903 - Honors Seminar: Leadership
WCIV 1013 – Western Civilization II
HIST 1043 - World Civilization II