Dr. Sean Scanlon

Sean Scanlon


Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2021

M.A., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2017

B.A., Stonehill College, 2014

Courses Taught

HIST 114: U.S. History After 1877

HIST 320: U.S. History Since 1968

HIST 403: The United States in World War II

Research/Creative Interests

I am a historian of the United States in the Twentieth Century, especially American culture, diplomacy, and politics in the post-1945 era. My research focuses on the history of U.S.-Israeli relations during the 1970s and 1980s during the presidencies of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Ronald Reagan. I am also a reviewer for H-War. 


Sean Scanlon. Review of Asher, Daniel, ed., Inside Israel's Northern Command: the Yom Kippur War on the Syrian Border. H-War, H-Net Reviews. October, 2020.

Sean Scanlon. Review of Riedel, Bruce O., Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began. H-War, H-Net Reviews. December, 2020.

Office Hours

Spring 2022 
Monday 1-3pm, Tuesday 3-4pm