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Dr. Lon Strauss CSC

 

Dr. Strauss joined the Command and Staff College as an Assistant Professor of Military History in War Studies in 2017. He was a Visiting Professor at the U.S. Army War College from 2016 to 2017. Before that, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Appalachian State University from 2014 to 2016. He has experience both face-to-face and/or online with Park University, American Military University, Norwich University, and the University of Kansas.

 

In 2009, Dr. Strauss was a Fellow at the U.S. Military Academy's Summer Seminar in Military History and a recipient of the U.S. Army Center of Military History Dissertation Fellowship from 2010 to 2011. Currently, Dr. Strauss is on the Membership Committee of the Society for Military History. He has presented his research at various national and international scholarly conferences to include multiple meetings of the Society for Military History, the British Commission on Military History, the International Conference on Resisting War in the 20th Century in Portugal, the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, and more.

 

 Dr. Strauss is co-author of War: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Armed Conflicts around the World published with Routledge Press in 2018. He is a section-editor with 1914-1918-online, published "Fear of Infectious Dissent: First World War Military Intelligence, Labor, and the Conscientious Objection of Erling Lunde" in The International Journal on Strikes and Social Conflicts, as well as "Breakthrough and Pursuit," a chapter in A Concise History of the Meuse-Argonne and "US Military Planning during the Interwar Period" in The Routledge Handbook for US Diplomatic and Military History. He also wrote “Trench Warfare” for Oxford Bibliographies in Military History and has published encyclopedic entries and multiple book reviews in scholarly journals.

 

Dr. Strauss’s first manuscript, Uncle Sam is Watching: Surveillance of Civilians in the First World War, on the military surveillance of the public in the First World War is currently under review with Cambridge University Press.

 

Selected Publications:

War: Contemporary Perspectives on Armed Conflicts around the World. Co-author. New York:  
Routledge, 2018.

Uncle Sam is Watching: Surveillance of Civilians in the First World War. Under review.

“Fear of Infectious Dissent: First World War Military Intelligence, Labor, and the Conscientious
Objection of Erling Lunde,” International Journal on Strikes and Social Conflicts. Vol. I, No. 6.
Cornell University Press. June 2015. Pp 46-63.

 

“Social Conflict and Control, Protest and Repression (USA),” a Regionalized Thematic Article
in “1914-1918 online International Encyclopedia of the First World War.”  Freie Universit├Ąt
Berlin, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Center for Digital Systems. Oct. 2014.

 

“Trench Warfare,” In Oxford Bibliographies in Military History. Ed. Dennis Showalter. New
York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

 

“Breakthrough and Pursuit: Drive toward Sedan,” a chapter in A Concise History of the
Meuse- Argonne
. Ed. Ed Lengel.  West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Pp 140-158.

 

“US Military Planning During the Interwar Period,” in The Routledge Handbook of U.S.
Diplomatic and Military History, 1865 to the Present
. Ed. Christos Frentzos and Antonio
Thompson. New York: Routledge, 2013. Pp 117-126.

 

“The National Surveillance State, Going Strong Since 1917,” The Chronicle Blog Network, June
17, 2013.