Brian Himebaugh specializes in the study of United States diplomatic history. He received a B.A. in International Relations from Middle Tennessee State University, a M.A. in Political Science from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Akron. Dr. Himebaugh has taught at the University of Akron, McKendree College, and The Ohio State University at Marion. He started teaching for The Ohio State University at Lima in 2002.
Dr. Himebaugh has concentrated on two primary areas in his research: the Philippine Insurrection and the Vietnam War. He is particularly interested in studying cultural aspects of these conflicts. He has presented five scholarly papers on these topics and has published an article, entitled "Waging a Cultural War: American Soldiers in the Philippines, 1899-1902," in The New England Journal of History. He is currently exploring publication possibilities for his dissertation, which is entitled "‘All For One’: Restoring American National Identity in Film and Prime Time Television After Vietnam." Brian also has served as a research assistant on Walter L. Hixson’s The United States and the Vietnam War: Significant Scholarly Articles, 6 volumes (New York: Garland Publishing, 2000), Walter L. Hixson’s American Journey: The Cold War, CD-ROM (Woodbridge: The Gale Group, 2000), and Walter L. Hixson’s The American Experience in World War II, 12 volumes (New York: Routledge, 2003).
Department of History
The Ohio State University at Lima
4240 Campus Drive
Galvin Hall 460C
Lima, Ohio 45804