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Mark Bowles

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Associate Professor of History
American Military University
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Primary Discipline: Humanities / History
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Sep 16, 2011
Member Since: Sep 16, 2011

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American Military University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, VA, United States) - Primary Affiliation

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Education History

BA Psychology (09/1991)
University of Akron
MA History (01/1993)
University of Akron
Ph.D. History of Technology (01/1999)
Case Western Reserve University
MBA Technology Management (09/2005)
University of Phoenix


Founder and President (01/2008 - Current) Belle History, LLC
Associate Professor of History (03/2009 - Current) American Military University


Bowles, M.D.. (2011). The End of Isolation: U.S. History from 1865 to the Present. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education.
Bowles, M.D.. (2010). Computer Literacy. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education.
Bowles, M.D.. (2009). The "Apollo" of Aeronautics: NASA's Aircraft Energy Efficiency Program, 1973-1987. Washington, DC: NASA.
Bowles, M.D.. (2008). Chains of Opportunity: The University of Akron and the Emergence of the Polymer Age, 1909-2007. Akron, Ohio: The University of Akron Press.


Organization of American Historians
Member 09/2010 - Current

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Faculty of the Year, American Public University System (09/2010)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics History Manuscript Award (09/2010)

Teaching Experience

Historiography (HIST 501) (Winter Current)
American Military University - A history of historians
Graduate Seminar in History (HIST 520) (Winter Current)
American Military University - History of the US from the Revolution to 9/11
US in the 20th Century (HIST 555) (Winter Current)
American Military University - History of the US in the 20t century
History of Science (HIST 586) (Winter 2011)
American Military University - History of science since 17th century
History and Popular Culture (HIST 557) (Winter Current)
American Military University - Popular culture through the lens of the American city
Master’s Comprehensive Exam (HIST 698) (Winter Current)
American Military University - Capstone exam and review
Master’s Thesis (HIST 699) (Winter Current)
American Military University - Graduate level thesis


The Apollo of Aeronautics Distinguished Lecture, 01/16/2011