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Peter Maslowski

Peter Maslowski

Professor of History

Contact Information:


624 OLDH

Department of History
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
Phone: (402) 472-3240
Fax: 402-472-8839
E-mail: email address


Joined the Department:

1974

Specializing in United States military history, Peter Maslowski has taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since January 1974, except for one year when he was the John F. Morrison Professor of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He has authored or co-authored four books, including For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States of America, Armed with Cameras: The American Military Photographers of World War II, and Looking for a Hero: Staff Sergeant Joe Ronnie Hooper and the Vietnam War, and has written more than a dozen essays. He has earned three distinguished teaching awards, including a University system-wide Outstanding Teaching and Creative Activity Award (OTICA) in 2002, and received the Society for Military History's Samuel Eliot Morison Prize, which is awarded for "a spectrum of scholarly activity contributing significantly to the field," in 2010. Among his professional service activities, he has served on the Department of the Army's Historical Advisory Committee, the Society for Military History's Board of Trustees, and the Advisory Board for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. In addition, he co-edits a series entitled "War, Society, and the Military" for the University of Nebraska Press.


Expertise:

  • Civil War
  • Military
  • Vietnam War

Education:

B.A. Miami University (1966)
M.A. The Ohio State University (1968)
Ph.D. The Ohio State University (1972)

1986-87 Served as the John F. Morrison Professor of Military History at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College