Robert K. Brigham

Professor of History on the Shirley Ecker Boskey Chair

Robert. K. Brigham, Shirley Ecker Boskey Professor of History and International Relations, joined the Vassar faculty in 1994. He is a specialist on the history of US foreign policy, particularly the Vietnam War.

BA, SUNY College at Brockport; MA, University of Rhode Island; PhD, University of Kentucky
At Vassar since 1994


Swift Hall
Box 64

Research and Academic Interests

US Foreign Policy
Vietnam War

Departments and Programs


HIST 160 American Moments: Rediscovering U.S. History
HIST 251 A History of American Foreign Relations
HIST 300 Thesis Preparation: Sources, Methods, and Interpretations

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