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Hunt Tooley is Professor of History at  Austin College in Sherman, Texas.  Contact him at (903) 813-2292, email:, fax: (903) 813-2368.  He can be reached by mail at: Department of History, Austin College, Sherman, TX  75090. 

He received his B.A. and M.A. from Texas A&M University and earned his Ph.D. in History at the University of Virginia in 1986.

Hunt Tooley pursues scholarly interests  in Modern European history and more generally in the history of violence and the growth of the state in modern times--war, revolutions, peace, and economies.  At the level of monographical research, he has worked  most frequently in German history during the era of the two world wars.  He is the author of three books, among them National Identity and Weimar Germany: Upper Silesia and the Eastern Border, 1918-1922 (The University of Nebraska Press, 1997), and The Western Front: Battleground and Homefront in the First World War (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003). Palgrave/Macmillan published my revised and expanded version of the Western Front book in 2016 as The Great War: Western Front and Home Front.  He is the co-editor, with Steven Bela Vardy, of Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe (May 2003, Social Science Monographs, Boulder, Colorado).  He has written articles and book reviews for numerous scholarly journals and collections.  He has presented numerous conference papers and lectures. In 2016, he published his first novel, a historical adventure novel, Anima and the Goat

Among his scholarly associations are the German Studies Association, the European Section of the Southern Historical Association, and the Ludwig von Mises Institute, of which he is an Associated Scholar.  He served as Chair of the European History Section of the SHA for the year 2004/2005.  He is an Associate Editor of The Independent Review.

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