Steven Brady

Faculty photo of Steven Brady
Undergraduate Advisor, Internship Coordinator, Assistant Professor
Phillips Hall
801 22nd St NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • 20th-century United States
  • Cold War
  • Diplomatic History

Steve Brady is a diplomatic historian, with special research interests in German-American relations, early United States foreign relations, the Eisenhower administration, and paradiplomacy. He also has teaching interests in military history, U.S. peace movements, European diplomatic history, and the presidency. His book Eisenhower and Adenauer: Alliance Maintenance under Pressure (Lexington/Harvard Cold War Studies), examines the West German-American relationship in a crucial decade of the Cold War. His new book is Chained to History: Slavery and United States Foreign Relations to 1865 (Cornell University Press, 2022). His current project is "Less than Victory: American Catholics and the Vietnam War." Prior to joining the faculty at George Washington, he taught at the University of Notre Dame, where he was a First Year academic advisor for seventeen years. While at Notre Dame, he was honored with three teaching awards, including the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, CSC, Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. He serves as the undergraduate advisor in the Department.


Professor Brady's Office Hours for Spring 2022 are Monday 10:00-11:30, Wednesday, 12:00-1:00, and Tuesday, 1:30-3:30



M: 10:00-11:30

Tu: 1:30-3:30

W: 12:00-1:00