Eddie Rangel


Eddie Rangel

Ulysses S. Grant Association and Presidential Library

United States Post-1945, American Diplomatic History, Mexican-American Foreign Relations.



My name is Eddie Rangel, I come from Ripley, Ms, and I am in my second year as a Ph.D. student. I am interested in American foreign policy in the 20th century and the Cold War.


Ph.D. History, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, in progress.

M.A. History, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, May 2015.

B.A. History, Blue Mountain College, Blue Mountain, MS, Minor in Biology, May 2012.

Academic Career

Teaching Experience

Instructor of Record
• Mississippi History (spring 2018, summer 2017)

Teaching Assistant
• Modern United States History (fall 2018, spring 2017, spring 2016, fall 2015, fall 2014, spring 2014)
• Early Western World (fall 2017)
• Early United States History (fall 2016, spring 2015)
• World History Before 1500 (fall 2013)

Archival Experience

Research Assistant
• Grant, Ulysses S., John F. Marszalek, David S. Nolen, and Louie P. Gallo. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition. n.p.: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.

Graduate Archival Assistant
• Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library (summers 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014)
• Noble E. Dawson Collection (summer 2018)
• Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (summer 2018)
• U.S. Congressman Mike Espy Collection (summer 2018)
• Papers of Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum (summer 2018)
• McKinstry Civil War Letter Project (summer 2016)
• Congressional and Political Research Center (summers 2018, 2015, 2014)
• U.S. Congressman G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Collection (summers 2018, 2015)
• U.S. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn Collection (summer 2015)
• Kinsey Collection of African American History (summer 2015)
• Chauncey Ives Filley Collection (summer 2014)

Research Interests

United States Post-1945, American Diplomatic History, Mexican-American Foreign Relations.


John Marszalek, David Nolen, Eddie Rangel “Vibrant Partnerships: The Benefits and Costs for Editing Projects,” Presented at The Association for Documentary Editing, New Orleans, LA, August 4, 2016.

Honors & Awards

Fellow in Empire, Power, Identity, Conflict [EPIC] (August 2017-May 2018)

James W. Garner Scholar (August 2013-May 2018)

President, Blue Mountain College History Club, 2010-2012.

Vice President, Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Sciences, 2011-2012.

Officer, Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society, 2011-2012.

Research Experience


Spanish (native language)
English (fluent)

Professional Associations

American Historical Association
Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
Society for the History of the Federal Government
Southern Historical Association

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