Title: Professor Emeritus of History
Company: University of Alabama in Huntsville
Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Andrew J. Dunar, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in history and higher education.
Dr. Dunar is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, having first held the position of full professor of history in 1984. Focusing his research on 20th and 21st century American history and foreign policy, he formerly served Union College as a visiting assistant professor of history from 1983 to 1984 and Manchester University as an assistant professor of history in 1983.
To prepare for his career, Dr. Dunar pursued an education at Northwestern University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. He subsequently attended the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1974, graduating with a Master of Arts. Soon thereafter, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Southern California in 1981.
A prolific author, Dr. Dunar has penned several works alongside other authors, including “Power to Explore: A History of Marshall Space Flight Center” and “Building Hoover Dam: An Oral History of the Great Depression.” In addition, he has authored “America in the Teens” and “America in the 50s” through Syracuse University Press, as well as served as an editor of Oral History Review with the Oral History Association since 1999.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to history, Dr. Dunar was honored with the History Book Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2001. He remains a member of the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. Looking toward the future, Dr. Dunar hopes to complete the two books he is working on regarding Lyndon B. Johnson and The Farm.
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