From the Western Hemisphere to the West: The United States and Latin America, 1941-1949

Comparative History of the Americas Seminar (jointly organized with the Rothermere American Institute)

Stella Krepp is an assistant professor of Latin American history at the University of Berne, Switzerland. She completed her PhD in history in 2013 at the University of Cambridge with a thesis on ‘Contending Hemispheric Narratives in
the Organization of American States, 1941-1982’. She is currently tuning her thesis into a book ambitiously titled ‘The Decline of the Western Hemisphere: A History of Inter-American Relations from 1941 to 1990’ as well as working on an
article on the role of Brazil in the Falklands/Malvinas conflict.