History and
Social Sciences

The faculty and students within our multidisciplinary department advance the study and practice of history and the social sciences through teaching, research, and outreach. Our research generates knowledge rooted in historical and social scientific approaches to the study of the human condition.

Faculty

Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • Maria Jose Abregu
  • Mary Anne K. Clarke
  • Burton Van Name Edwards
  • Jeffrey Hamill
  • Andrew Hodgkin
  • Gail Mohanty
  • Robert D. Oster
  • A. Damien Puller
  • Kristin Taylor-Costello
  • Terrance N. Turner
Martin, Bradford

Bradford Martin

Professor, History and Social Sciences
Graduate School
bmartin@bryant.edu
Ph D, Boston University
MA, University of Massachusetts/Boston
BA, Yale University

Recent U.S. History and American Studies; "The U.S. in the 1970s and 1980s"; "The U.S. in the 1960s"; "History of American Popular Culture"; "The U.S. Since 1865"

Recent U.S. History, American Studies, Popular Culture, Cultural and Intellectual History, Cold War Cultural Exchanges, Modernist and Postmodernist Art and Performance, Popular Music

  • American Historical Association
  • American Studies Association
  • New England American Studies Association
  • Organization of American Historians
  • 2014, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2012, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2010, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2008, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2006, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2005, Lois P. Rudnick Book Prize
  • 2004, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 1999, Clarimond Mansfield Award

Martin, B., "Musical Cultural Exchanges in the Age of Detente: Cultural Fixation, Trust, and the Permeability of Culture".

Martin, B., "Musical Cultural Exchanges in the Age of Detente: Cultural Fixation, Trust, and the Permeability of Culture", Indiana University Press.

Martin, B., Musical Cultural Exchanges in the Age of Detente, Journal of Contemporary History.

Martin, B., "Beyond Narcissism: Politics and Popular Culture in the Age of Malaise", Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.