Faculty at the School of Arts and Humanities

Stephen G. Rabe

Professor (Emeritus)

Ashbel Smith Professor of History Emeritus

Areas of Specialization:  U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations with Latin America, The United States since 1945, The American Experience in Vietnam & Iraq
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Stephen Rabe held the Ashbel Smith Chair in History at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he taught for forty years. He won three awards for distinguished teaching. He has written or edited eleven books, including John F. Kennedy: World Leader (2010) and The Killing Zone: The United States Wages Cold War in Latin America, 2nd ed. (2016). His Eisenhower and Latin America: The Foreign Policy of Anticommunism (1988) won the Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. His new project, Kissinger and Latin America, will be published by Cornell University Press.

Rabe has taught or lectured in twenty countries, conducting seminars on modern U.S. history in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Ecuador. He has also served as the Mary Ball Washington Professor of American History at University College, Dublin in Ireland and the Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies at the University of Helsinki in Finland.

Professor Rabe no longer teaches organized courses at UTD. But he continues to mentor and advise UTD graduate students on their theses and doctoral dissertations. Rabe is presently associated with the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon.

PhD: History, University of Connecticut, 1977
MA: History, University of Connecticut, 1972
BA: History, Hamilton College, 1970

Curriculum Vitae:  Stephen G. Rabe's CV