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Dr. Mylynka Cardona

Assistant Professor of History, Public History Adviser
Education: PhD, University of Texas at Arlington
Office: Ferguson Social Sciences Building, 146
Phone: 903-468-3030
Email address:

Research Interests
Transatlantic History, Public History, Cartography, 19th & 20th Century Women's and Gender Studies

Recent Publications
“Alexine Tinne: Nineteenth-Century Explorer of Africa,” Terrae Incognitae: Journal of the Society for the History of Discoveries. Vol. 44 No. 2 (September 2012).

Public History
Mapping Texas: From Frontier to the Lone Star State, An Exhibit of Maps from the Texas General Land Office and the Frank and Carol Holcomb Collection displayed at The Witte Museum, San Antonio, April 29-Sept. 19, 2016,” Neatline (Fall 2016). Co-Authored with José Adrián Barragán-Álvarez, Ph.D.

Curator, The Draftswoman’s Pen: Art and History on Eltea Armstrong’s Maps of Texas Counties, The Bullock Texas State History Museum            

Curator, Coastal Texas, The Bullock Texas State History Museum, 2016

Curator,Continental Contours: An Evolution of the Cartography of North America from the Frank and Carol Holcomb Map Collection, Texas General Land Office, 2016

Recent Courses Taught
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History from 1865
Texas History
Historical Geography
Public History (undergraduate and graduate)