Dr. Zoumaras has been at Truman since 1989. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego and a master's and doctorate from the University of Connecticut. His teaching interests include United States Diplomatic History, the Vietnam War, United States-Latin American Relations, United States History since 1945, 20th Century United States History, and Latin America during the National Period. His current research focuses on C. Douglas Dillon, who graduated from Groton and Harvard, served as past executive officer of the U.S. and Foreign Securities Corporation, Dillon, Read & Company, Inc., the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the Rockefeller Foundation, as well as ambassador to France (1953-57), Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1957-59), Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1959-61), Secretary of the Treasury (1961-65), and President and Chairman of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1971-1983). He is also researching United States-Latin American economic relations during the Eisenhower presidency. He is a member of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Society for Historians.
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