Dr. Erik Ching
Professor of History, Herman N. Hipp Chair (2003-2006)
Furman Hall 200I
Contact Information: 864.294.2119 

Office Hours:

By appointment only

Fall 2012 Courses:



Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A. Pacific Lutheran University

Courses Taught:

HST 142: Modern Latin America
HST 145: History of Africa
HST 244: Revolution in Modern Latin America
HST 352: Travel Study in Latin America
HST 351: Travel Study in Africa
FYS: Origins of Global Poverty

Scholarly Interests:

Modern Latin America

Published Works

Modernizing Minds in El Salvador: Education Reform and the Cold War, 1960-1980 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2012) co-author with Héctor Lindo Fuentes.


Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, Broadcasting the Civil War in El Salvador, translated by Charles Nagle and Dr. Bill Prince, (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010), project overseer and author of introduction.


Remembering a Massacre in El Salvador: The Insurrection of 1932, Roque Dalton and the Politics of Historical Memory (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007), co-author with Héctor Lindo Fuentes and Rafael Lara Martínez. Translated into Spanish as Recordando 1932: La Matanza, Roque Dalton y la política de la memoria histórica (San Salvador, El Salvador: FLACSO, 2010).


Reframing Latin America: A Cultural Theory Reading of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007), co-author with Christina Buckley and Angélica Lozano-Alonso.


Las masas, la matanza y el Martinato: Ensayos sobre 1932 (San Salvador, El Salvador: University of Central America—UCA—Editores, 2007).


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