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William Knoblauch, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

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Main Hall 302

Educational Background

2012 Ph.D., 20th Century U.S. History, Ohio University
2006 M.A., American West, Northern Arizona University
2003 B.A., History, Business & Economics, Northland College

Selected Publications

I’m That Guy: The Life and Times of “The Groovemaster,” Bassist Jerry Jemmott, co-author / editor, Amazon, 2023.

The Routledge History of World Peace since 1750, co-editor with Christian P. Peterson and Michael Loadenthal. Routledge, 2018.

Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War: The Reagan Administration, Cultural Activism, and the End of the Arms Race. University of Massachusetts Press, 2017.

“Spaceship Earth: Nuclear Age Representations of Life After the Apocalypse.” RSAJournal: Rivista di Studi Americani, 31 (special issue), “American Apocalypse: Nuclear Imaginaries and the Reinvention of Modern America” (2021): 103–120.

“Will You Sing About the Missiles?: British Anti-Nuclear Protest Music of the 1980s,” in
Conze, Eckart, Martin Klimke and Jeremy Varon (eds.) Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fears, and the Cold War of the 1980s. New York: Cambridge University Press, November 2016.