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    M. Todd Bennett

    1901 Ingleside Terrace, NW #202

    Washington, DC 20010

    bennettmt@state.gov

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. 2002-present

    ?Chief, Europe and Global Issues Division 2006-present

     Staff Historian 2002-2006

    Foreign Service Institute, Washington, D.C. 2007-present

     Instructor

    Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C. 2005-present

     Adjunct Faculty Member

    University of Nevada, Reno, Nev. 2001-2002

    ?Visiting Assistant Professor

    University of Georgia, Athens, Ga. 1996-2001

    ?Graduate Instructor (1999-2001)

    ?Teaching Assistant (1996-1999)

    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex. 1994-1996

     Teaching Assistant

EDUCATION

    University of Georgia

    Ph.D. in History 2001

    Texas Tech University

    M.A. in History 1996

    B.A. cum laude in History 1994

    University of Texas 1987-1989

PUBLICATIONS

    Books

    Reel Relations: Hollywood and the United Nations in the Popular Imagination during the Second

    World War. (Under consideration by the University of North Carolina Press)

    Documentary Collections

    Editor. Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XXXIV, National Security

    Policy, 1969-1972. (Forthcoming; currently undergoing declassification review)

    Editor. Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XXXV, National Security

    Policy, 1973-1976. (Forthcoming; currently undergoing declassification review)

    Editor. Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Vol. XXXIII, The Intellectual

    Foundations of Foreign Policy, 1973-1976. (in progress)

    Articles and Book Reviews

    “Culture, Power, and Mission to Moscow: Film and Soviet-American Relations during the Second

    World War.” The Journal of American History 88 (September 2001): 489-518. “The Celluloid War: State and Studio in Anglo-American Propaganda Film-Making, 1939-1941.”

    The International History Review 24 (March 2002): 64-102.

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    “Anglophilia On Film: Creating an Atmosphere for Alliance, 1935-1941.” Film & History 27 (1997):

    4-21.

    “My „Mission‟ to Moscow: Researching Soviet Propaganda in the Russian Archives.” The Society

    for Historians of American Foreign Relations Newsletter, December 2000. Review of Radio Goes to War: The Cultural Politics of Propaganda during World War II. By Gerd

    Horten. The International History Review 24 (December 2002): 928.

    Review of Decisionmaking in a Glass House: Mass Media, Public Opinion, and American and stEuropean Foreign Policy in the 21 Century. By Brigitte Nacos, et al. H-DIPLO (January

    2001).

    “Insurance Industry.” Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal. Edited by James

    Ciment. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2001.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

    “Engaging Audiences: Outreach at the Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State,” paper

    presented at the Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, San Jose,

    California, April 2005. th“Credibility, Power, and Nixinger Foreign Policy,” paper presented at 30 Society for Historians

    of American Foreign Relations Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, June 2004.

    “Crossing (Inter)national and Intellectual Frontiers: Explorations in Culture and International thHistory,” panel organized for the 116 American Historical Association Annual Meeting,

    San Francisco, January 2002.

    “Now Playing!…the Grand Alliance: Cinema, Culture, and Power during the Second World War,” thpaper presented at the 116 American Historical Association Annual Meeting, San

    Francisco, January 2002.

    “„Making Hay While the Sun Shines‟: The Big Three‟s Scramble for Cinematic Markets, Cultural

    Influence, and Power in Liberated Europe, 1942-1945,” paper presented at the Harvard

    Graduate Conference on International History, Cambridge, Mass., April 2001.

    “„A Magnificent Contribution‟: Culture, Power, and Mission to Moscow,” paper presented at the

    Conference on Film and International Studies, University of Southern Mississippi,

    Hattiesburg, Mississippi, February 2000.

    “Contesting Images at Home and Abroad: Culture and American Foreign Relations at thMid-Century,” panel co-organized for the 25 Society for Historians of American Foreign

    Relations Annual Conference, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, June 1999. th“Entertaining Stalin: Film and the Soviet-American Wartime Alliance,” paper presented at the 25

    Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Conference, Princeton

    University, Princeton, New Jersey, June 1999. th “Anglophilia On Film,” paper presented at the 28Popular Culture Association/American Culture

    Association Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 1998.

TEACHING

    Teaching Awards

    University Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, Office of the Vice President for

     Academic Affairs, University of Georgia, February 2000 (awarded annually to the

     university‟s leading graduate instructors)

    Carl Vipperman Teaching Assistantship Award, Department of History, University of

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    Georgia, June 1998 (presented annually to the department‟s top three teaching

    assistants)

    Online Learning Packages

    “Teaching Culture, Power, and Mission to Moscow.” Teaching the Journal of American History,

    http://www.indiana.edu/~jah/teaching (September 2001).

    “The Cuban Missile Crisis.” Future @ State: U.S. Department of State for Youth,

    http://future.state.gov/educators/lessons/cuba/ (Spring 2003).

    “Vietnam—Escalation of Conflict.” Future @ State: U.S. Department of State for Youth,

    http://future.state.gov/educators/lessons/vietnam/ (Spring 2003). Instructional Videos

    Editorial Assistant, lesson plans for The History of Diplomacy, an instructional video

     produced by the Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State Guest Lectures, Panels, Seminars, Tutoring

    “Cultural Relations and the Cold War,” guest lecture, West Virginia University, March 2008 “U.S. Public and Cultural Diplomacy,” guest lecture, University of Baltimore, March 2008 “What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Cold War,” guest lecture, Louisiana

     Endowment for the Humanities summer teaching institute, Louisiana Tech

     University, June 2004

    “The Cold War,” guest lecture, East Noble High School, Kendallville, Indiana, February

     2004

    Reading Tutor, Miner Elementary School, Washington, DC, academic year 2003-2004

    “Film and the Vietnam War,” seminar, sponsored by the Department of History,

     University of Nevada as part of the U.S. Department of Education‟s Teaching

     American History program, February 2002

    “Are We Preparing Students for the Contingencies of Life in the Twenty-First Century?

     Thinking about September 11,” panelist, Dana Davis Forums in Education,

     sponsored by the College of Education, University of Nevada, November 2001

    “Films of World War II: An International Festival Featuring Films from the War Years,”

     co-organizer, sponsored by the Department of History, University of Georgia,

     January-February 2000

    Teaching Fields

    American History, History of American Foreign Relations, American Cultural History, Film and

    History, American Culture and the World, Modern Western Civilization, Modern European

    History

AWARDS AND HONORS

    Albert M. Greenfield Research Fellowship, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute,

     May 1999

    American History Scholarship, National Society of the Colonial Dames of America,

     March 1999

    Graduate School Dissertation Research Fellowships, University of Georgia, 1998-99,

     2000-01

    Dissertation Research Grants, Center for the Humanities and Arts, University of

     Georgia, November 1998, February 1999, and November 1999

    Warner-Fite Award, Department of History, University of Georgia, April 1999 and May

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     2001 (presented annually to the department‟s outstanding graduate student in

     American history)

    Language Study Grant (Russian), Department of History, University of Georgia,

     November 1998

    Research Grants, Alf Andrew Heggoy Memorial Fund, Department of History, University

     of Georgia, April 1998 and January 1999

    Graduate Student Research and Travel Grant, Department of History, Texas Tech

     University, December 1995

    Paul J. Woods Memorial Scholarship, Department of History, Texas Tech University,

     1992-93

    SERVICE Search Committees, Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State, Autumn 2007, June

     2006, May 2005, January 2004, March 2003

    Search Committee in Modern Russia/Soviet History, Department of History, University

    of Georgia, 1998-99

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

REFERENCES, TEACHING PORTFOLIO, and WRITING SAMPLES

    Available upon request

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