Wayne H. Bowen

Wayne H. Bowen, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in History from Northwestern University (1996)
  • M.A. in Strategic Studies from U.S. Army War College (2018)
  • M.A. in History from Northwestern University (1992)
  • B.A. in History from University of Southern California (1990)

Recent Research Activities

Modern and early modern Spanish history; Mediterranean; European and Middle East political, religious, and military history

Selected Publications


  • Truman, Franco’s Spain, and the Cold War (University of Missouri Press, 2017).
  • The History of Saudi Arabia, 2nd edition (Greenwood Press/ABC-Clio, 2014).
  • Spain and the American Civil War (University of Missouri Press, 2011).
  • The History of Saudi Arabia (Greenwood Press/ABC-Clio, 2008).
  • Undoing Saddam: From Occupation to Sovereignty in Northern Iraq (Potomac Books/University of Nebraska, 2007).
  • A Military History of Modern Spain. Co-edited with Jose Alvarez (Praeger/ ABC-Clio, 2007).
  • Spain during World War II (University of Missouri Press, 2006).
  • Spaniards and Nazi Germany: Collaboration in the New Order (University of Missouri Press, 2000).  2001 Phi Alpha Theta Book Award. 

Updated: Jan 15, 2019