Wayne H. Bowen

Wayne H. Bowen

Dr. Wayne H. Bowen
Southeast Missouri State University
Director of University Studies program and Professor & Chair of Department of History

Author: “The History of Saudi Arabia”

Office: Carnahan Room 311F

Background and Credentials


Ph.D., Northwestern University, June 1996. Dissertation: “Spaniards and Nazi Germany: Visions of a New Order.”
Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language, Ministry of Education and Science, Madrid, Spain, July 1994.
M.A., Northwestern University, June 1992. Thesis: “Authentic Falangism is Dead: The Domestication of the Spanish Falange.”
B.A., University of Southern California, May 1990. Honors Thesis: “Nationalism in Post-War Émigré Literature: In Search of the Good Croatian.”

Professional Experience

Professor and Chair, Department of History, Southeast Missouri State University, beginning August 2008
Associate Professor of History, 2003 – 2008, Ouachita Baptist University.
Courses Taught: Military History, German History, Research Seminar, Russian History, Twentieth Century Europe, Holocaust, Latin America, Western Heritage, French Revolution and Napoleon, World History I and II, Contemporary World, Middle East History Reader, AP European History, Educational Testing Service, University of Nebraska, June 2005, June 2006
Member, Program Committee, European History Section, Southern Historical Association, 2007- present
Chair, Snell Prize Committee, European History Section, Southern Historical Association, 2006
Higher Education and Antiquities Chief, 2004, Northern Iraq, US Army.
Adjunct Instructor, Fall 2002, Henderson State University. (Russian History)
Instructor, June 1998, University of Maryland – University College (European Division), Camp McGovern, Bosnia-Herzegovina. (History of Bosnia)
Assistant Professor of History, 1996 – 2003, Ouachita Baptist University.
Research Associate, Department of History, Northwestern University, 1995-1996.

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