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Education

Texas A&M University
Ph.D. Candidate, Expected 2018
Dissertation: “Occupying Nature: Americans and the German Environment, 1945-1955”
Committee Chair: Dr. Adam Seipp

George Mason University                                         
Master of Arts in History, January 2011

West Virginia University
Bachelor of Arts in History, May 2008
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, May 2008

Publications

Bell, Douglas, “STEG and the Occupation of Germany: Demilitarization as Reconstruction, 1945-1953” War in History, June 18, 2017, DOI: 10.1177/0968344516650475.

Research Grants

Berlin Center for Advanced German and European Studies Dissertation Fellowship, 2017-2018
Texas A&M University Department of History Dissertation Research Grant, 2017
DAAD Research Grant, 2015-2016
Fasken Graduate Student Fellowship, 2015-2016
Texas A&M University Department of History Summer Research Grant, 2015
Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts Professional Development Grant, 2012, 2014
Foreign Language and Area Studies Summer Scholarship Introductory Polish Language, University of Pittsburgh, Summer Language Institute, 2012
Title VIII Summer Fellowship Introductory Polish Language, Indiana University, SWSEEL, 2012 (declined)

Experience

Texas A&M University – College Station, TX
Teaching Assistant/Discussion Leader, August 2013 – Present

Texas A&M University Writing Center – College Station, TX
Writing Consultant III, August 2013 – Present

Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society – Munich, Germany
Visiting Doctoral Student, October 2015 – August 2016

 Historical Office of the Office of the Secretary of Defense – Arlington, VA
September 2012 – August 2013

Office of Shelley Moore Capito – Washington, D.C.
September 2009 – December 2009

West Virginia European Office – Munich, Germany           
 May 2008 – August 2008

 Conference Presentations

“Demokratie ist ein Fremdwort”: German Hunters and the American Occupation, 1945-1952”
The Allied Occupation of Germany Revisited New Research on the Western Zones of Occupation, 1945-1949, German Historical Institute London, 2016
https://alliedoccupation.wordpress.com/

“Occupying Nature: American Soldiers and the German Environment”
Loyola University Chicago History Graduate Student Conference, 2014

“Reviving Consumerism in West Germany: STEG and the Occupation of Germany, 1945-1948”
Temple University James A. Barnes Graduate Student History Conference, 2013
Awarded Outstanding Paper in European History

“Democracy and the American Way of Postwar: U.S. Military Government, 1847-1949”
Texas A&M History Graduate Student Organization Conference, 2012
Awarded Best PhD Student Paper

Activities

Co-Convener of the War, Violence & Society Working Group, Glascock Center for Humanities Research, 2016
Fasken Award Committee Chair, 2016
Programming4Hummanists, 2016
Goethe Institut, Munich, German Language Training, 2014, 2015, 2016
Research Assistant for Federal Fugitives Project: http://www.ehistory.org/projects/fugitive-federals.html, 2015, 2016
The Humanities and Technology Camp DH Collaborate Texas A&M University, 2014
President of Texas A&M History Graduate Student Organization, 2013–2014
The Humanities and Technology Camp at the George Mason University Center for History and New Media, 2013
International Tracing Services Seminar at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2012
University of Pittsburgh, Summer Language Institute, Introductory Polish, 2012

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