Allison Gough PH.D.

College of Liberal Arts - Department of History, Humanities and International Studies

Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Associate Professor of History


  • Ph.D History, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. American History, The Ohio State University
  • B.A. (HONS) History, University of Durham, England


Dr. Allison Gough is an American historian with interests in American social movements in an Atlantic and global context, particularly the anti-slavery and civil rights movements.  She is currently working on an article about a mutiny and civil rights protest by African-American troops at Bellows Army Air Field, Hawai'i, during WWII as well as a monograph on the history of African-American troops in the WWII U.S. military and their roles as vangaurds of the modern civil rights movement.  Her teaching interests include U.S., African-American and Women's history as well as the history of the Atlantic World.  Her publications include Messing Up Another Country’s Customs: The Exportation of American Racism in World War Two.


Courses Taught:

HIST 6649 Race, Sex, and War in U.S. History

HIST 3470 Women in America

HIST 3571 The African Diaspora

HIST 3576 The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire

HIST 1401 America Stories: Themes in American History to 1877

HIST 1402 The American Experience, 1865 to the Present

HIST 1001 Traditions and Encounters: World Cultures to 1500

HIST 1002 Global Crossroads, 1500 to Present 


Allison Gough


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