Ph.D. Job Placement

By graduation year


Daniel Berkhourt, 

John Garratt,

Robert Isaacson,

Charles Kraus,

Katherine White,



Nicholas Alexandrov,

Patrick Funiciello,



Amelia Favere, Government Analyst.

Tamar Rabinowitz, ACLS Fellow and Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn College.



Felix Harcourt, Visiting Assistant Professor, Columbus State University.

Justin Pope, Joint Fellow, John Carter Brown Library and the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University. 

Bell Julian Clement, Lecturer, George Washington University.



Richard Boles, Visiting Assistant Professor, City College of New York.

Steven Jackson, Assistant Professor, University of Sioux Falls.

Janet Kilian, Analyst for Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus, US Department of State.

M. Chris Mason, Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College.  

Mary McPartland, US Department of Parks and Recreation.

James Person, Senior Program Associate at the History and Public Policy Program and the Coordinator for the North Korea International Documentation Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center.



Sara E. Berndt, Office of the Historian, US Department of State.

Andrea O'Brien, Post-doctoral Fellow, East Tennessee State University; renewed for 2013-14.



Michael Landis, Assistant Professor, Tarleton State University.

Lindsay R. Moore, Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, Boston University.

Diana Xiong, Assistant Professor, Regent University.



Elizabeth Charles, Office of the Historian, US Department of State.

Christopher Hickman, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi. Prof. Hickman will start a tenure-track position at Tarleton State University in Texas in Fall 2014.



Malgorzata Gnoinska, Assistant Professor, Troy University.

Richart Moss, Government Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton.



Craig Daigle, Assistant Professor, City College of New York.  

Greg Domber, Assistant Professor, University of North Florida.

Kristen Gwinn-Becker, Founder and CEO of HistoryIT.

Joseph W. Kirschbaum, Acting Director, Defense Capabilities and Management, US Government Accountability Office.

Phil Muehlenbeck, Professorial Lecturer, The George Washington University.



Jennifer Bertolet, Professorial Lecturer, The George Washington University.

Yufeng Mao, Assistant Professor, Widener University.

Sarah Mergel, Assistant Professor, Dalton State College.

William Pore, Assistant Professor, Pusan National University in Korea.



Christopher J. Bright, Staff Director, Committee on Armed Services, US House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. (Dr. Bright also serves on GW's Board of Trustees.)

Andrew Hartman, Assistant Professor, Illinois State University.

Robert J. Mahoney, Professor, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB Alabama.

Todd Rosa, Assistant Professor, Frostburg State University.



Stephen Randolph, The Historian of the US Department of State.



Victoria Grieve, Assistant Professor, Utah State University.



Stephen T. Neese, Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY Brockport.



John Soares, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame.

Recent Alumni Books

Farah al-Nakib,  Kuwait Transformed: Oil and Urban Life (Stanford University Press, 2016).


Christina Firpo, The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980 (University of Hawai'i Press, 2016).


Michael Todd Landis, Northern Men with Southern Loyalties, The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis (Cornell U. Press, 2014).

For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014)

Kathleen Bertoloni-TuazonFor Fear of an Elective King (Cornell U. Press, 2014).


The 'People's Joan of Arc': Mary Elizabeth Lease, Gendered Politics and Populist Party Politics in Gilded-Age America. New York, Peter Lang, 2014.  Brooke Orr, The 'People's Joan of Arc' (Peter Lang, 2014).




Phil Muehlenbeck, Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.Philip Muehlenbeck, Betting on the Africans (Oxford U. Press, 2012).


Limits of Detente


Craig Daigle, The Limits of Détente (Yale University Press, 2012).


Andrew Hartman, Education and the Cold War: The Battle for the American School. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.


Andrew Hartman, Education and the Cold War (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011).


Christopher Bright, Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era: Nuclear Antiaircraft Arms and the Cold War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.


Christopher J. Bright, Continental Defense in the Eisenhower Era (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010).


Andrew Bell, Mosquito Soldiers: Malaria, Yellow Fever, and the Course of the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2010.

Andrew Bell, Mosquito Soldiers (Louisiana State U. Press, 2010).



Jeffrey D. Burson, The Rise and Fall of Theological Enlightenment: Jean-Martin de Prades and Ideological Polarization in Eighteenth-Century France. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010.

Jeffrey Burson, The Rise & Fall of Theological Enlightenment (U. Notre Dame Press, 2010).


Kristen E. Gwinn, Emily Greene Balch: The Long Road to Inter- nationalism (U. Illinois Press, 2010).