The last two centuries have seen the United States exert significant influence – political, economic, and cultural – over the diverse nations and people that make up Latin America. That influence has been deeply affective, but works in both directions. Explore the history and impact of these cross-American relationships in Dr. Tompson’s HIST 3137: Latin America and the United States course.
“The department prepared me in more ways than I can actively remember. The most notable ways it prepared me was in requiring me to hone my public speaking skills, to learn how to thoroughly research topics, and to share what I learned in a clear and consistent manner.”
Now, Ryan is the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity in Georgia
“I work for the 65 Habitat for Humanity affiliates that operate in the state of Georgia and who serve approximately 300+ families each year with affordable housing solutions. I am responsible for fundraising, training, advocating, and providing disaster preparedness for those affiliates. At any given time, I am arranging multiple training events, administering a few grants, and engaging in advocacy efforts on a state and national level on behalf of Habitat’s mission.”
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