Dr. Dodson earned his Ph.D in history from the University of New Mexico in 2015. He earned his MA in history from The University of North Carolina, Charlotte and he holds a BA in history from North Carolina A&T State University. He is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Roots of Contemporary Issues (RCI) Global History Program at Washington State University. Dr. Dodson’s book manuscript titled Fanaticos, Exiles, Spies and the U.S.-Mexico Border: Episodes of Mexican State Reconstruction, 1924-1929 is currently under consideration with Texas A&M Press. Dr. Dodson’s teaching and research interests include nineteenth and twentieth-century Mexican history, specifically the period of the Mexican revolution, 1910-1940. Other interests include the history of the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S.-Mexico diplomatic relations, environmental history, transnational history, the history of the Mexican Catholic church, gender, and cultural history. He currently teaches in the Roots of Contemporary Issues Program as well as courses in Colonial and Modern Latin American History.