The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall

Cindy Ewing

Assistant Professor

Office Location:  Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 311N


Cindy Ewing is the Assistant Professor of Contemporary International History in the Department of History and the International Relations Program at Trinity College. Her research and teaching focus on the international history of the Cold War and postcolonial South and Southeast Asia. Cindy's scholarship examines the interconnections between decolonization and other global processes of the twentieth century, including the trajectories of nationalism, postcolonialism, international human rights, neutralism and non-alignment, and the development of international institutions such as the United Nations. Cindy earned her Ph.D. with distinction from Yale University in May 2018 and has held fellowships with the University of Virginia, the University of Texas at Austin, the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, and the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. Cindy welcomes students interested in post-1945 international history, modern South Asia, and modern Southeast Asia.

Authored Publications:


  • PhD, Yale University
  • MPhil, MA, Yale University
  • MA, University of Chicago
  • BA, Harvard University
Prof. Cindy Ewing