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Mark Bowles

MERLOT Contributor  MERLOT Author
Associate Professor of History
American Military University
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Sep 16, 2011
Member Since: Sep 16, 2011



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

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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