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Kenneth J. Grieb is Professor and Coordinator of International Studies at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. His is a author of several books dealing with Modern Latin American and United States Diplomatic History, including some which deal with the violence of civil wars and the US response to such crises. They include The United States and Huerta (1969), The Latin American Policy of Warren G. Harding (l976, 2nd ed, 1977), Guatemalan Caudillo: The Regime of Jorge Ubico, Guatemala- 1931-1944, (1979), and Central America in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: An Annotated Bibliography (1988). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Research Guide to Central America and the Caribbean (1985). Grieb has also authored a long list of articles, chapters, and book reviews that have appeared in several professional journals, books, and reference works. He is currently serving on the Editorial Board of The Historian, and has previously served on the Editorial Board of The Americas.
His awards include the John McNaughton Rosebush Professorship for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in 1983-84, and the SNC Corporation Professorship in International Relations, both at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He received the UW System Regents Teaching Excellence Award in 1998, and was named the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Wisconsin Professor of the Year in 2004.
Grieb serves as faculty adviser to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Model United Nations Organization, which has received awards as one of the Outstanding Delegations for 22 consecutive years at the National Model United Nations, which involves over 3400 students from 220 universities on four continents.