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Samantha Billing

Samantha Billing
108 Weaver Building
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. MA, University of Northern Iowa, History, 2015
  2. BA, North Dakota State University, History, 2013
  3. BS, North Dakota State University, Zoology, 2010


I am a PhD candidate interested in Latin American history, the early modern period, colonization, and the interaction between European and indigenous peoples. My research focuses on cultural exchange and the evolution of indigenous identity during the colonial period in two borderland regions of New Spain - the Yucatán Peninsula and the Caribbean Coast of Central America.

Dissertation Chair(s):

Matthew Restall

Research Interests:

Latin American History; Early Modern Global History