Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

History and Political Science

Research areas

American and International Communism, maritime studies, labor history and Spanish Civil War

Education

PhD, Georgetown University,Washington,DC, 1994: MA, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1987: BS, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1985

Professional experience

Professor of History, University of Great Falls, (now University of Providence) Great Falls, Montana 2006-2014.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services, Montana State University – Great Falls, 2003 – 2006.
Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, American University in Bulgaria, 2001 – 2003.
Associate Professor of History, American University in Bulgaria, Division of the Arts and Humanities, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 1994 – 2001.
Adjunct Faculty, Shepherd College, History Department, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, 1991-1994.

Memberships

Historians of American Communism, Vice-President, American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians

Contact

vpedersen@aus.edu