Adam Howard

Title:
Adjunct Professor
Office:
347
Address:
Phillips Hall
801 22nd St NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • 20th-Century United States
  • Cold War

Adam Howard specializes in U.S. foreign relations history, especially the U.S. role in the Arab-Israeli dispute. He recently published Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel, which examines the American labor movement's role in the development of Israel from 1917-48. In addition to teaching at GWU, Dr. Howard is the Director of the U.S. Department of State's Office of the Historian, which publishes the congressionally mandated Foreign Relations of the United States series and prepares policy-supportive historical studies for Department of State principals and other agencies.

Complete C.V. (PDF)

Education

Ph.D., University of Florida, 2003

Publications

Author, Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel, University of Illinois Press, 2017

Review of Salim Yaqub’s Imperfect Strangers: Americans, Arabs, and U.S.-Middle East Relations in the 1970s in Passport (SHAFR magazine), October 2017.

Editor, "The Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1977-1978." Foreign Relations of the United States VIII. Washington, DC: Department of State, 2013.

Editor, "The Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1974-1976." Foreign Relations of the United States XXVI. Washington, DC: Department of State, 2012.

Editor, "The Jordan Crisis, September 1970." Foreign Relations of the United States XXIV. Washington, DC: Department of State, 2009.

Review of Paul Charles Merkley's Christian Attitudes Towards the State of Israel in American Jewish Archives Journal 56, no. 1 (2003): 137-140.