Born and raised in Puerto Rico. Lived in Germany for several years and returned to U.S. Earned BS in Biology in North Carolina, then MPH in Hawaii. Worked in research laboratory at Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and University of Notre Dame. Also worked with OSHA. Decided to blend science training with history and explore the development of modern medicine and public health policy in Latin America.
History at Work
the Department's guide to your post-college career
was founded at UGA by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry in the belief that new technologies make possible a new kind of humanities research
History service projects
History students volunteered for service projects this year cleaning and restoring the grounds at local historic African American cemeteries.
Summer Program in Public History
apply to learn and intern in Washington, DC
History Alum James C. Thompson, Fulbright Scholar
Fulbrighter James C.Thompson (UGA '17) is on his way to Freiburg, Germany.