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Nicholas DeAntonis

Nicholas DeAntonis

Email: ndeantonis@fordham.edu

Advisor: Chris Dietrich

Education:
MA, American Studies, Fairfield University, 2010
BS, Philosophy, Sacred Heart University, 2003

Research Interests: 20th Century U.S. Foreign Relations, Modern Middle Eastern History, Global Cold War, Development, American Civil Rights Movement, Black Internationalism, History of Slavery

Awards and Scholarships:
Abba P. Schwartz Research Fellowship, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, 2014-2015
Bronson Prize for Outstanding Graduate Research Paper, "Agents of Modernization: John F. Kennedy, Crown Prince Faysal, and U.S.-Saudi Relations," The City College of New York, 2015.

Conference Presentations:
"Agents of Modernization: John F. Kennedy, Crown Prince Faysal, and U.S.-Saudi Relations" paper presented at the 3rd Annual American Studies Conference: Race, Protest, and American Culture, Fairfield University, March 28, 2015.

Publications:
9/11 Tribute Center, “Teaching 9/11 Toolkit for Educators.”

  1. Lesson Plan, "Understanding the Background of the US Role in the Middle East – 1953 Iranian Coup & America’s Role."
  2. Lesson Plan, "The Movie 300 & Hollywood’s Responsibility to Historical Accuracy."