Ingo Trauschweizer joined the faculty at Ohio University in 2009. He advises M.A. and PhD students in U.S. military history, international history, the history of the Cold War, and other subjects related to contemporary U.S. political history and transatlantic relations. He teaches classes in U.S. political, military, and international history, including the survey of U.S. history since the Civil War (HIST 2010), American Military History (HIST 3211), The Cold War (HIST 3743), The U.S. and the Vietnam War (HIST 3050), and War, Violence, and Modernity (HIST 3214) as well as graduate-level courses in the history department and the Contemporary History Institute. He previously taught at Norwich University and New Mexico Tech and served as a postdoctoral fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Professor Trauschweizer began his studies in his native Germany and earned an MA (2000) and PhD (2006) in International and Diplomatic History at the University of Maryland.
His research focuses on strategy and policy, military institutions, civil-military relations, and the significance of war in American history and culture. His book The Cold War U.S. Army: Building Deterrence for Limited War (http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/tracol.html) won the Distinguished Book Prize of the Society for Military History. His articles and book reviews have appeared in The Journal of Military History, Cold War History, European Review of History, and International Bibliography of Military History. Professor Trauschweizer is currently working on essays on NATO's ability to adapt to changing political and strategic environments and on public opinion and attitudes toward war in Western Europe and the United States since 1945. His book project considers different cultures of militarism in Germany and the U.S. from the 18th century to the present.
Together with David J. Ulbrich, Professor Trauschweizer edits a book series on War and Society in North America for Ohio University Press.
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