Ryan is a Ph.D. student from Oakland, California, studying American military history and the Cold War. His dissertation focuses on the intersections between American grand strategy, law enforcement, and the military during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, and he has received research grants from the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Libraries. Ryan’s work has appeared in The Strategy Bridge and The Journal of America’s Military Past, and he is currently a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Military History.
B.A., History, Baylor University, 2019.
“Pearl of the Orient Seas: America’s Targeted Civilian Pacification Efforts in the Philippine War,” Journal of America’s Military Past, Volume XLIV, no. 1 (Winter 2019): 48-67
The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
The Society of Military History