Dr. John Moser

Dr. John Moser

Professor of History
Interim Director of the Graduate School
Co-Chair, Master of American History and Government
Andrews Hall
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John Moser is professor of history at Ashland University, where he teaches courses on modern European, American and East Asian history. He did his undergraduate work at Ohio University, and has an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published numerous works on subjects ranging from comic books to Japanese foreign policy. He is author of three books, the most recent of which is Right Turn: John T. Flynn and the Transformation of American Liberalism, which was published by New York University Press in 2005.


Ph.D., History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A., History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Ohio University

Courses Taught

HIST 112 Western Civilization to 1500
HIST 113 Western Civilization since 1500
HIST 206 Age of Renaissance and Reformation, 1348-1648
HIST 207 Age of Absolution and Enlightenment, 1648-1789
HIST 208 Age of Revolution

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