Dr. Branden Little
Assistant Professor, Department of History
PHI ALPHA THETA History Honors Society Advisor
||Office – Social Science 248
Phone – (801) 626-6710
Fax – (801) 626-7613
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Research and Teaching
Areas: America and the World,
Naval and Military History, U.S. Foreign Relations, Human Rights, International
Degrees & Certifications: B.A., University of California, Davis
(1998); Certificate, Phase 1 Joint Professional Military Education, Department
of Defense (2001); M.A., U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (2002); Ph.D.,
University of California, Berkeley (2009).
- HIST 1700 American Civilization
- HIST 3230 American Foreign Relations
- HIST 3280 American Military History to 1917
- HIST 3290 American Military History since 1917
- Band of Crusaders: American Humanitarians, the Great
War, and the Remaking of the World,
book manuscript based on Ph.D. Dissertation under revision.
| Articles & Essays:
- “Humanitarian Relief in Europe and the
Analogue of War, 1914-1918,” in Finding Common Ground: New
Directions in First World War Studies. Jennifer Keene and
Michael Neiberg, eds. (Leiden and Boston: Brill, forthcoming, 2010).
- Senior co-author with Kenneth J. Hagan, “Radical, But
Right: William Sowden Sims (1858-1936),” inNineteen Gun Salute: Case
Studies of Operational, Strategic, and Diplomatic Naval Leadership during
the 20th and early 21st Centuries. John B. Hattendorf and
Bruce Elleman, eds. (Newport, RI and Washington, D.C.: Naval War College
Press and GPO, 2010).
- “An Evolving Navy of Great Complexity, 1919-1941,” in In
Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 30th Anniversary
ed. Kenneth J. Hagan, ed. (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008),
182-202. Cloth and paperback. Foreword by Paul M.
- “Band of Crusaders, American Humanitarians, the Great
War, and the Remaking of the World,” Research Reports from the Rockefeller Archive Center,
2007 (Sleepy Hollow, NY: Rockefeller Foundation, 2008).
- “The Liberation of the Gilberts: Operation Galvanic, November
1943,” in Amphibious Assault: Manoeuvre from the Sea. Significant
Amphibious Operations from the Last Century. A Series of Essays for the
Royal Marines. Tristan Lovering, ed. (London: Royal Navy,
2005), 245-58; revised edition, Amphibious Assault: Manoeuvre from
the Sea. From Gallipoli to the Gulf—a Definitive Analysis (Suffolk:
Seafarer Books, 2007), 245-58.
- “The Conquest of the Marshalls: Operation
Flintlock, January-February 1944,” in Amphibious Assault:
Manoeuvre from the Sea. Significant Amphibious Operations from the Last
Century. A Series of Essays for the Royal Marines. Tristan
Lovering, ed. (London: Royal Navy, 2005), 273-84; revised edition,Amphibious
Assault: Manoeuvre from the Sea. From Gallipoli to the Gulf—a
Definitive Analysis (Suffolk: Seafarer Books, 2007), 273-84.
- “Developing U.S. Civilian Defense Expertise,”
in Mongolian-U.S. Civil-Military Relations, 2002 (Ulaanbaatar:
Institute for Defense Studies, 2002), 94-104. Two editions.
- “Engaging U.S. Civil Society and Defense,” in Mongolian-U.S.
Civil-Military Relations, 2002 (Ulaanbaatar: Institute for
Defense Studies, 2002), 154-60. Two editions.
- Book Review of Thomas C. Hone and Trent Hone, Battle Line:
The United States Navy, 1919-1939 (2006); in Journal of
Military History, Vol. 71, No. 1 (January 2007): 250-51.
- Book Review of Edward Marolda and Robert Schneller, Shield
and Sword: The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf War (2001);
in Journal of Military History, Vol. 65, No. 4 (October
of California, Berkeley James Kettner Dissertation Prize 2009
Scholarship, & Professional Growth Grant, WSU, 2009 – 2010
Year Fellowship, U.C. Berkeley, 2008 – 2009
Graduate Student Instructor Award, U.C. Berkeley, 2007 – 2008
Normative Time Fellowship, U.C. Berkeley, 2006 & 2007
J. McMullen Seapower Grant, 2007
C. Hoover Presidential Library Association Travel Grant, 2007
R. McCormick Foundation Scholar, 2007
- Rockefeller Archive Center Travel
Division Summer Grant, U.C. Berkeley, 2007
George C. Marshall-Baruch Fellowship, 2007
Grant-in-Aid, U.C. Berkeley, 2006
Irving McCormac Graduate Scholarship, U.C. Berkeley, 2006
A. Kittredge Educational Grant, 2004
- U.S. Naval
Institute Award for M.A. Thesis, 2002
- American Historical AssociationInternational Society for First World War Studies
- Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
- Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
- Society for Military History
September 2012, Utah
Valley University "Saving Lives and Rebuilding Societies: World War I and
the Humanitarian Transformation of American Foreign Relations"