FHSU history professor is chosen to write entry about Gadsden's Purchase

HAYS, KS -- Fort Hays State University's Dr. Norman Caulfield, professor of history, has been chosen to write an entry titled "The Gadsden Purchase" in The Oxford Companion to United States History.

Caulfield was chosen by the editor, Paul S. Boyer, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for his nationally known scholarship on Mexico.

"The Gadsden Purchase," a topic that is one of Caulfield's specialties, is about a controversial, narrow strip of land transferred to the United States from Mexico in 1854.

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