Academic AreasLatin and Central America, Race and Race Relations
EducationPh.D., University of Florida
M.A., University of Utah
B.A., Northwestern University
Dr. Doug Tompson is the Department's Latin American historian. He received his Ph.D.
in History from the University of Florida in 2001. In recent years he has led study
abroad programs to both Belize and Cuba. Dr. Tompson also served as the chair of the
History and Geography Department from Fall 2016 through Spring 2020.
Tompson teaches courses in Latin American History as well as World History, including:
- Slavery in Latin America
- Race and Ethnicity in Latin America
- Latin America and The United States
- Colonialism and Resistance on Film
- Commodities and Consumption in World History
- Nations and Nationalism
- Food in World History