Dr. Vernon Lee Pedersen | American University of Sharjah

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, Twentieth Century United States/ Soviet Union, Georgetown University, United States, 1994
MA, World History, Indiana State University, United States, 1987
BS, History, Indiana State University, United States, 1985

Professional experience

Professor Of History And Head Of Department, Department Of International Studies, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2014 - Present
Professor Of History, University of Great Falls, Montana, United States, 2006 - 2014
Associate Dean For Academic Affairs And Student Services, Montana State University - Great Falls, Montana, United States, 2003 - 2006
Associate Vice-president For Academic Affairs And Dean Of Faculty, American University in Bulgaria, Bulgaria, 2001 - 2003
Assistant/associate Professor Of History, American University in Bulgaria, Bulgaria, 1994 - 2001
Visiting Professor Of American Studies, University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, 1996 - 1998
Adjunct Faculty, Shepherd College, West Virginia, United States, 1991 - 1994

Memberships

Member, Organization of American Historians, Bloomington, Indiana, United States, January 2010
Vice-President, Historians of American Communism, United States, March 2003
Overseas member, Bulgarian American Studies Association, Sofia, Bulgaria, May 2001
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