Judith Ewell joined the Department of History at the College of William and Mary in 1971 and received her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in 1972. She served as Assistant Professor from 1971-1977; Associate Professor from 1977-1984; Professor from 1984-1988; and as the first Newton Family Professor from 1988 until her retirement in 2004. She was Graduate Director, and then Chair of the History Department from 1991-1998.
Ewell taught Latin American History at William and Mary and spent two years as a Fulbright Lecturer in Venezuela (1979-1980) and Ecuador (1994-1995). She was awarded the Thomas Jefferson Award in 1988 and the Commonwealth of Virginia's Outstanding Faculty Award in 1989.
In addition to her monographs (The Indictment of a Dictator, 1981; Venezuela: A Century of Change, 1984; Venezuela and the United States, 1996), Ewell published several textbooks and document readers, and served as editor for the journal The Americas: A Quarterly Review of Inter-American Cultural History. She also served as president of the Conference on Latin American History, and has been acknowledged for her dedicated professional service.
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- Some information taken from William & Mary Historian 20 (2004-2005): 2.
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