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Dr. Doyle

Dr. Robert Doyle

Professor of History

rdoyle@franciscan.edu
603-284-5381

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  • Ph. D.-American Culture Studies – Bowling Green State University
  • M. A.-Comparative Literature – Pennsylvania State University
  • B. A.-Liberal Arts, German – Pennsylvania State University
  • Professor, United States History, Department of History, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio, 2007 to the present.
  • Associate Professor, United States History, Department of History, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio, 2001-2007
  • Instructor, United States History, Department of History, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio, 2000-2001.
  • Professeur and Maître de Conferences (Professor and Visiting Associate Professor), American Civilization, Département d’Etudes Anglaises et Nord-Américaines, Université Strasbourg, France, 1995-1998.
  • Instructor (Part-Time), American Civilization, Department of Foreign Languages, Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, France, 1996-1997.
  • Professor (Fulbright), American Studies, Englisches Seminar, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, 1994-1995.
  • Lecturer, American Studies, Department of English, Penn State University, University Park, 1988-1994.
  • Lecturer (Part-Time), American Studies, Division of Continuing Education, Penn State University, University Park and Abington Campus, 1987-1988.
  • Graduate Fellow (Teaching, 1984-86; Non-Service, 1986-1987), American Culture Doctoral Program, Bowling
  • Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 1984-1987.
  • Lecturer (Part-Time), American Studies, Division of Continuing Education, Penn State University, University Park, 1974-1977.

Teaching

  • FUSA Teaching Award, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2012;
  • Fulbright Lecturer, Federal Republic of Germany (1994-1995);
  • Penn State, Liberal Arts College Instruction Improvement Grants (1992, 1993, 1994);
  • College of Liberal Arts, Minority Guest Lecture Series (1993);
  • American Studies Guest Lecture Program Grant (1989)

Research

  • Franciscan University of Steubenville Faculty Scolarship Award (2016);
  • Faculty Development Grant, Franciscan University of Steubenville (2010);
  • American Studies Program Grant, Penn State (1992);
  • Central Pennsylvania Center for Cultural Heritage Conservation (1991);
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Bowling Green State University (1986);
  • Penn State Gifts and Endowments Grant with a Matching Grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (1974).

Travel

  • Warhart Productions, Santa Monica, California (2000);
  • Center for the Study of War and Society, University of Tennessee/Knoxville (2000);
  • The MARC Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia (2000, 1999, 1998);
  • Henninger Productions for the History Channel (1999);
  • American Film Foundation, Santa Monica, California (1997);
  • The Civil War Society Symposium, Americus, Georgia (1997);
  • Université de Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg (1996/1997);
  • USIA/German Fulbright Commission Conferences (1994-95);
  • Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Kriegsfolgen-Forschung (1995);
  • Australian Defense Force Academy, Canberra, Penn State Australia-New Zealand Studies Center, and the Penn State Global Fund (1994);
  • QANTAS (Australia) Visiting Scholars Program, Sydney (1989).

Service

  • Service Award, Harmon Memorial Lecture, United States Air Force Academy (2000);
  • Diversity Recognition Award, Penn State Multicultural Resource Center (1993);
  • AFROTC POW/MIA Recognition Award (1993);
  • Faculty Marshal, Penn State Associate Degree Program (1991);
  • Summer Session Enrichment Teaching Award, Penn State Multicultural Resource Center (1991).
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Select Publications
  • The Enemy in Our Hands: Americaʼs Treatment of Prisoners of War from the Revolution to the War on Terror.
    The Enemy in Our Hands: Americaʼs Treatment of Prisoners of War from the Revolution to the War on Terror. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky
  • A Prisoner’s Duty: Great Escapes in U. S. Military History
    Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute Press, 1997. [Military Book Club, 1998; Bantam, 1999, EBook and Softcover reprints, 2016.]
  • Voices from Captivity: Interpreting the American POW Narrative.
    Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994.
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