Professor of History
McGinty Endowed Professorship in History
A member of the Louisiana Tech University faculty since 1982, Stephen Webre received the PhD in history at Tulane University. He is a specialist in Latin American history, with an emphasis on Central America and the Caribbean. Dr Webre is a former president of the Louisiana Historical Association and of the Southwest Historical Association, and the current president of the Asociación para el Fomento de los Estudios Históricos en Centroamérica. Dr Webre is contributing editor for Central American history for the Handbook of Latin American Studies, and he also serves as editor of the Noticiero Centroamericanista. At Louisiana Tech, he serves as head of the Department of History and chair of the university's Instructional Innovation Committee. In 2004, Dr Webre was installed as a corresponding member of the Guatemalan Academy of Geography and History.
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Office: GTM 111
Phone: (318) 257-2872
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||World History since 1500:A survey of civilization of the world since 1500. Major emphasis on Western Civilizations.
||History of the United States, 1492-1877: A survey of American history from discovery through Reconstruction.
||History of the United States,
1877 to the Present: A survey of American history from Reconstruction to the present.
|| History of Latin America to 1824: A survey of Latin American history from European and Indian backgrounds to 1824.
|| History of Latin America since 1824: A survey of political, economic, and social developments in Latin America since 1824.
|| History of Mexico: A survey of the political, economic, and social evolution of the Mexican nation from its Indian origins to the present.
|| History of Central America and the Caribbean: The history of Central America and the islands of the Caribbean from 1492 to the present, with emphasis on the historical roots of contemporary problems.
||Seminar in Latin American History: Lectures, reading and research on selected topic in Latin American history.