WWII Historian
Aug 28, 2019
Jason Dawsey
WWII Historian

Jason Dawsey is a Research Historian at The National World War II Museum’s Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, where he writes narratives of American service members from World War II. A native of Columbia, Mississippi, Jason received his PhD in 2013 from the University of Chicago. He taught at the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Beyond his research on the Second World War, his interests include the history of the European Left, debates about the impact of technology on modern life, and the history of Holocaust awareness. He co-edited (with Guenter Bischof and Bernhard Fetz) The Life and Work of Gunther Anders: Émigré, Iconoclast, Philosopher, Man of Letters and is the author of "After Hiroshima: Gunther Anders and the History of Anti-Nuclear Critique," in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought, and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-1990 (edited by Benjamin Ziemann and Matthew Grant). He also is a frequent contributor to the Museum’s website and its Service on Celluloid podcast series.