Alan McPherson

Professor of International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma

Alan McPherson, also the ConocoPhillips Petroleum Chair of Latin American Studies and the Director of the Center for the Americas, is the author and editor of six books, including most recently:

“The Invaded: How Latin Americans and their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations” (Oxford University Press, 2014); “The Encyclopedia of U.S. Military Interventions in Latin America” (editor; ABC-CLIO, 2013); “The Anti-American Century” (editor, with Ivan Krastev; Central European University Press, 2007); “Anti-Americanism in Latin America and the Caribbean” (editor; Berghahn Books, 2006); “Intimate Ties, Bitter Struggles: The United States and Latin America since 1945” (Potomac Books, 2006); and “Yankee No! Anti-Americanism in U.S.-Latin American Relations” (Harvard University Press, 2003), winner of the A. B. Thomas Award for Best Book of the Year from the Southeastern Council on Latin American Studies.

He has also published articles in Diplomatic History, the Latin American Research Review, and the American Historical Review among others. He has been a fellow of Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and twice a Fulbright fellow.

In 2001 he received his PhD in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can follow his tweets at @AlanMcPherson1.

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