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Dr. Allen Pietrobon

Assistant Professor of Global Affairs


Courses Taught

HIS 128 Creation of the Atlantic World
HIS 130 Introduction to American Civilizations
HIS 132 Twentieth Century United States
HIS 251 The Western World in Crisis
HIS 337 The United States 1789-1865
HIS 338 U.S. Comes of Age: 1865-1941


  • B.A., History, University of Waterloo
  • M.A., History, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Ph.D., American History and Foreign Policy, American University


  • Outstanding Teaching in an Adjunct Appointment, Nomination, 2016
  • American University Doctoral Research Award, 2013
  • Saki Ruth Dockrill Memorial Prize for Best Article, Honorable Mention, 2013
  • Susan E. Lehrman Scholarship, full funding for study in Russia. Moscow, 2012
  • Wing Commander Hamilton E. Boulter Award, for best article in the Journal of the Royal Canadian Military Institute , 2012

Select Works Published

  • The Role of Norman Cousins and Citizen Diplomacy in the Breakthrough to the 1963 Limited Test Ban Treaty
    Pietrobon, A., Journal of Cold War Studies. Vol. 18, No.1 (Winter 2016): pp.60-79., 2019
  • Humanitarian Aid or Private Diplomacy?: Norman Cousins and the Treatment of Atomic Bomb Victims
    Pietrobon, A., New Global Studies, Vol.8, No.1, (April 2014): pp.121-140., 2014