College of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Michael 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:

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
Email: mrhall@georgiasouthern.edu
Fax: (912) 478-0377


Selected Publications:

  • 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.
  • “The Good Neighbor Policy and the Americas.”  In William D. Pederson, ed.  A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt.  Malden, MA: Wiley, 2011.
  • “British and French Imperialism Before and After the World Wars: West Meets East, 1798-1956.”  In Jason Tatlock, ed.  The Middle East: Its History and Culture, Bethesda: University Press of Maryland, 201


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: 8/31/2018

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY • Hawes Hall # 110, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419-1997 •
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