Department of History
Varner Hall, Room 416
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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bruce-zellers

Bruce Zellers

Title: Special Lecturer
Office: 453 Varner Hall
Phone: (248) 370-3516
Fax: (248) 370-3528
Email: zellers@oakland.edu

Education:

M.A., Clark University
B.A., Oakland University

Major Fields:

U.S. History, Military History, Korean War

Publications and Presentations:

"The Consequences of Disillusionment: World War I, Isolationism, and the Shaping of American Strategy in World War II," History Comes Alive Lecture Series, Oakland University, February 12, 2013.

"Performing Democracy: American Presidential Debates" in The IDEA Guide to the 2012 U.S. Presidential Debates (New York: International Debate Education Association, 2012), pp. 1-55.

"Civil Defense as a Way of Life?" History Comes Alive Lecture Series, Oakland University, October 19, 2010.

Review of Bruce Cumings, The Korean War: A History (New York: Modern Library, 2010) in the Michigan War Studies Review (September 2010).

Review of Ira Stoll, Samuel Adams: A Life (New York: Free Press, 2008) in the Michigan War Studies Review (January 2010).

Review of Ian Kershaw, Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions that Changed the World, 1940-1941 (New York: Penguin, 2007) in the Michigan War Studies Review (August 2009).

"Dwight Eisenhower and the Military-Industrial Complex," History Comes Alive Lecture Series, Oakland University, March 2009.

Review of Andrew Cockburn, Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy (New York: Scribner, 2007) in the Michigan War Studies Review (August 2008).

"Marking the Primrose Path to the Future: Harry Truman, Presidential Power, and the Limited War in Korea," History Comes Alive Lecture Series, Oakland University, March 2006.

"Getting into Wars, Getting Out of Wars: Truman, Eisenhower, and Korea," Phi Alpha Theta President's Day Lecture, Oakland University, February 2004.

"Spreading Democracy During the Cold War," Meadow Brook History Conference for Secondary Teachers, Oakland University, 2000.

Review of Richard Whelan, Drawing the Line: The Korean War, 1950-1953 (Boston: Little Brown, 1990) in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists 48 (1992).