Stephen Stein

Stephen Stein

Associate Professor; Interim Graduate Director

Phone
901.678.2522
Email
sstein@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2720
Office
126 Mitchell Hall
Office Hours
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Education

PhD, The Ohio State University

Fields of Interest

Military History, History of Technology, US Diplomatic History, Modern US

Courses taught

War in the Ancient World, War in the Modern World, World War II, US Military History, Technology and Culture in US History, U.S. from 1914 to 1945, various graduate seminars on military and diplomatic history, history of technology, and maritime history.

Representative Publications

From Torpedoes to Aviation: Washington Irving Chambers and Technological Innovation in the New Navy, 1877-1913 (University of Alabama Press, 2007).

Twenty-Five Years of Living in Leather: The National Leather Association, 1986-2011 (Adynaton, 2012).

The Sea in World History: Trade, Travel, and Exploration (ABC-CLIO, 2017).

"The Greely Relief Expedition and the New Navy," International Journal of Naval History 5 (December 2006).

"The Experimental Era: U.S. Naval Aviation through 1916" in Douglas V. Smith (ed.), One Hundred Years of Navy Air Power (Naval Institute Press, 2010).

"Interventions in Asia, 1899-1927" in James Bradford (ed.), A Companion to American Military History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

"Lessons Learned Building the Online History Program at the University of Memphis," History Teacher 47 (May 2014), 373-386.

Representative Conferences

Society for Military History, AHA

Administration/Service

Associate Department Chair

Current projects

The U.S. Military in the Pentomic Era

Honors and Awards

Rear Admiral Ernest M. Eller Prize in Naval History, 2006
Tennessee Board of Regents Trailblazer Award, 2001
Clio Award for Distinguished Teaching in History, 1996