Robert J. McMahon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Robert J. McMahon (historian))
Jump to: navigation, search
Dr. Robert McMahon
Nationality United States
Alma mater Fairfield University, B.A.
University of Connecticut, Ph.D.
Scientific career
Fields International Relations
Institutions University of Florida
Ohio State University

Robert J. McMahon is an American historian of the foreign relations of the United States and a leading scholar[1] of the Cold War. He currently holds the chair of Ralph D. Mershon Distinguished Professor at Ohio State University.


McMahon received his B.A. from Fairfield University in 1971 and PhD from the University of Connecticut in 1977. He taught at the University of Florida from 1982 to 2005, when he moved to Ohio State University.[2] He has held visiting positions at the University of Virginia and University College Dublin. McMahon holds a joint appointment with the Mershon Center for International Security Studies at OSU.

McMahon served as 2001 president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.[3]



Articles and chapters[edit]


  1. ^ The description is that applied by Cambridge University Press to the contributors to its three-volume history of the Cold War; McMahon 2010 appears in Volume I.
  2. ^ "Robert J. McMahon". Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Past Presidents of SHAFR". Retrieved 24 November 2013. 

External links[edit]