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Christopher Gunn

Associate Professor, History

Jonathan Doe
Contact Christopher Gunn
843-349-6461 cgunn@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 374

Fall 2022 Office Hours
TBA

The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world." — Alexander von Humboldt

Biography

Dr. Christopher Gunn has spent years living, traveling, and researching abroad in Europe, the Middle East, and South America. His primary research interests include the Cold War world, U.S. foreign policy, state terror, transnational political violence, civil wars, and post-conflict reconciliation and justice. He teaches courses on the World War II, the Cold War, diplomacy, the modern Middle East, post-conflict societies.

Education

Ph.D., Florida State University, History, 2014.

M.A., University of Rhode Island, Political Science, 2006.

B.A., University of Virginia, Foreign Affairs, 1999.

Selected Publications

“The 1960 Coup in Turkey: A U.S. Intelligence Failure or a Successful Intervention?” Journal of Cold War Studies Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 2015): 103-139.

Teaching Areas

World War II, the Cold War, diplomacy, the modern Middle East, post-conflict societies.

Research Areas

The Cold War world, U.S. foreign policy, state terror, transnational political violence, civil wars, and post-conflict reconciliation and justice.