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Matt Mulhern

Matt Mulhern

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Research Interests:
Global Cold War, Diplomatic History, Foreign Relations


BFA, Acting, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, 1982

Masters, History, City College of New York, 2019

History Student, 3rd year, Fordham University, Ph.D., (graduate 2025)

Publications and Presentations

Graduate History Review, “Zbigniew Brzezinski and the Origin of U.S. Involvement in Afghanistan,” Fall 2022

Book Reviews 
The Journal of Military History, “Afghan Crucible: The Soviet Invasion and the Making of Modern Afghanistan.” By Elisabeth Leake, Fall 2023

The Journal of Cold War History, “Cold War Liberation: The Soviet Union and the Collapse of the Portuguese Empire in Africa,” 1961-1975, Natalia Telepneva, Fall 2023.

Fellowships, Assistantships, and Honors

Graduate Assistant, Professor Christopher Dietrich, American Studies, Fordham University.