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Dr. Michael D. Gambone

Dr. Michael D. GamboneProfessor
Lytle Hall Rm 158


  • A.B. Penn State University
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago


  • Latin American History
  • Modern American History
  • Military History

Courses Taught

  • HIS 033: Conspiracies and Modern America
  • HIS 131CD: History of Latin America: Colonial 
  • HIS 170: Military History of the United States
  • HIS 232CD: History of Latin America: Modern
  • HIS 246: The United States Since 1945
  • HIS 259: America and the Second World War
  • HIS 300: Diplomatic History of the United States

Selected Publications

  • John Riley and Michael D. Gambone, "Men with Guns: The Private Military Corporation and International Law," Wisconsin International Law Journal vol. 28 (Spring 2010): 39-73.
  • "Gulf War Veterans" and "Iraq War Veterans," in Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America, vol. 2, ed., William Pencak (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2009), 206-217, 237-246.
  • The Greatest Generation Comes Home: The Veteran in American Society (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2005).

Recipient of the 2007 Chambliss Faculty Research Award

History Club's Professor of the Year Award 2018