William F. Connell | Curriculum Vita
Assistant Professor
History
757-594-7362 | wconnell@cnu.edu

Areas of Expertise
Mexico and Latin America, with research on the 16th & 17th centuries and modern issues.

Education
Ph.D. History, Tulane University, 2003
M.A. History, University of South Carolina, 1997
B.A. History, University of South Carolina, 1993

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
Faculty Development Grant, Christopher Newport University, 2009
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office Grant, CNU, 2006, 2007, 2008
Tulane University Graduate School Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2002-2003
Fulbright García-Robles Research Fellowship, 2000-2001
Tulane University Lurcy Fund Grant, 1999, 2000, 2002
Graduate Student Association, Travel Grant, April 2002
Tulane University Graduate School Fellowship, 1997-2001

Memberships/Associations
American Historical Association, 1994 -
Conference on Latin American History, 2002-
American Society of Ethnohistorians 2010-
Rocky Mountain Latin American Studies Association, 2002 –
Southern Historical Association, 2005-
Fulbright Association, 2005-
Southwestern Social Science and History Association, 1997-1998
American Association of University Professors, 2005-

Community Involvement
Southern Historical Association, Latin American and Caribbean Section       
Academic Journal Manuscript Reviewer       
South Eastern Latin Americanist (SELA)
College Board, Advanced Placement World History Reading       
Virginia History Day – District 6