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, and the early Cold War. He also has teaching interests in military history, U.S. peace movements, European diplomatic history, and the presidency. His first 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. He recently completed a manuscript for the book Chained to History: Slavery and United States Foreign Relations to 1865 (Forthcoming, Cornell University Press). His current book project is The Sorrowful War: American Catholics and Vietnam, 1954-1975. 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.