School of Arts and Humanities News

Professor Uncovers Historical Link between US, Ecuador


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While sorting through old documents in the U.S. National Archives, a UT Dallas historian stumbled upon thousands of pages detailing the destruction and subsequent reconstruction of an Ecuadorian coastal province in the 1940s.

The story, Dr. Monica Rankin would later realize, was one that has remained relatively unfamiliar to both U.S. and Ecuadorian historians until now.

Read the entire story on the UT Dallas News Center.