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Graduate Student; Fall 2019 & Spring 2020 Instructor History sscanlon@huskers.unl.edu 402-472-2414 922 Oldfather Hall (office hours in 641 OLDH)
JOINED DEPARTMENT

2015

BIO

Sean Scanlon is a PhD candidate at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and an advisee of Professor Thomas Borstelmann. He received his BA from Stonehill College, where he was a double-major in History and Religious Studies. Sean’s teaching interests include modern U.S. history, U.S. foreign relations, religion in American history, post-World War II conservatism in the United States, the Cold War, and the history of the Middle East. His dissertation analyzes the development of U.S.-Israeli relations during the 1970s and 1980s.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
  • Instructor, Department of History, HIST 110: American History to 1877, Fall 2019
  • Instructor, Department of History, HIST 112: History of the U.S. Present, Fall 2018
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 181: East Asian Civilization, Professor Parks Coble, Spring 2018
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 111: American History After 1877, Doctor Randall Reddekopp, Fall 2017
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 121: World History After 1500 (Online Course), Professor Waskar Ari, Summer 2017
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 110: American History to 1877, Doctor Randall Reddekopp, Spring 2017
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 110: American History to 1877, Professor Kenneth Winkle, Fall 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 121: World History Since 1500, Professor Bedross Der Matossian, Spring 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of History, HIST 245: Modern America Since 1900, Professor Thomas Borstelmann, Fall 2015
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, August 2017;
B.A., Stonehill College (Easton, MA), May 2014

EXPERTISE
International, Religious and Political History of the United States;
History of the Cold War;
History of the Modern Middle East