Dr. Cynthia Ross

Assistant Professor, Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in World History
Education:  Ph.D., Washington State University, 2011
Office: Ferguson Social Sciences, 104
Email Address: Cynthia.Ross@tamuc.edu

Research Interests
World History, Environmental History, Food History, Pacific History, War and Society

Recent Publications

“The Banana Business: Tracing the Contours of a Tropical Fruit Commodity in World History.” World History Bulletin, Vol. XXXV, No. 1 (Spring/Summer 2019), 51-57.

"Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking by Linda Civitello (review)." Great Plains Quarterly 38, no. 2 (2018): 245-246.

"Jesuit Missionaries as Agents of Empire: The Spanish-Chamorro War and Ecological Effects of Conversion on Guam, 1668-1769." World History Connected 10 (October 2013).

Dr. Ross also writes for www.foodinworldhistory.com

Recent Courses Taught - Undergraduate

U.S. History to 1877 
U.S. History from 1865
Emergence of the Modern World
Food in World History
Global Environmental History
World War II in Asia & the Pacific

Recent Courses Taught - Graduate
Exchanges and Connections in Food History
Graduate Writing Practicum
World War II in Asia & the Pacific
World History: Theory and Methods