Bowen, Wayne H. 1968-

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Bowen, Wayne H. 1968-


Born August 5, 1968, in Yakima, WA. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Southern California, B.A. (with honors), 1990; Northwestern University, M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1996. Religion: Southern Baptist.


Office—Department of History, Box 3645, Ouachita Baptist University, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001; fax: 870-245-5500. E-mail—[email protected]


Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, adjunct lecturer in history, 1993-95; Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR, assistant professor, 1996-2003, associate professor of history, 2003—. University of Maryland, instructor at U.S. military base in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 1998; Northwestern University, fellow at Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, 1999; Henderson State University, adjunct instructor, 2002; public speaker. Military service: U.S. Army Reserve, 1990—, including service as higher education and antiquities chief for northern Iraq, 2004; present rank, major; received Bronze Star, Combat Action Badge. Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, and NATO Medal.


American Historical Association, Society for Military History, German Studies Association, Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, World War II Studies Association, Southern Historical Association (chair of Snell Prize committee of European history section, 2006), Arkansas Association of College History Teachers, Phi Alpha Theta.


Grant for Spain, Ouachita Baptist University, 1997; fellow, Holocaust Educational Foundation, 1999; Phi Alpha Theta Book Award, 2001, for Spaniards and Nazi Germany: Collaboration in the New Order; library grant, Institute for Turkish Studies, 2002; grant from Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports, 2005.


Spaniards and Nazi Germany: Collaboration in the New Order, University of Missouri Press (Columbia, MO), 2000.

Spain during World War II, University of Missouri Press (Columbia, MO), 2006.

Undoing Saddam: From Occupation to Sovereignty in Northern Iraq, Potomac Books (Washington, DC), 2007.

(Editor, with José Alvarez) A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror, Praeger Security International (Westport, CT), 2007.

A History of Saudi Arabia, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2008.

Contributor to books, including Resisting the Holocaust, edited by Ruby Rohrlich, Berg Publishers (Oxford, England), 1998; and The Eagle and the Lion, Berghahn Books, 2000. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Journal of Millennial Studies and Historian.



Catholic Historical Review, July, 2007, Raymond McCluskey, review of Spain during World War II, p. 688.

History: Review of New Books, summer, 2006, Jose M. Sanchez, review of Spain during World War II, p. 129.