Jeremy Kuzmarov

J. P. Walker Assistant Professor of American HistoryChapman Hall 232

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. Brandeis University, 2006; M.A. (2002)
  • B.A. McGill University (2001)

Areas of Academic Specialty

I specialize in modern American history and U.S. foreign relations history and also have a background in criminological studies.

Areas of Research Focus

American empire, America and the world, American covert operations, war and society, American criminal justice system and its internationalization, US War on Drugs, International police training programs.

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer, Emmanuel College (2005-2006)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Bucknell University (2006-2009)

Courses Taught at TU

  • War & American Society (HIST 2553)
  • Recent American History, 1960-Present (HIST 3573)
  • American Diplomatic History since 1914 (HIST 4573/6603)
  • U.S. Nation-Building & Occupations (HIST 4853)
  • Independent Study (HIST 7993)


  • The Myth of the Addicted Army: Vietnam and the Modern War on Drugs
    (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2009)
  • Modernizing Repression: Police Training, Nation-Building and Political Violence in the American Century
    Diplomatic History (April 2009)
  • From Counter-Insurgency to Narco-Insurgency: Vietnam and the International War on Drugs
    Journal of Policy History (Summer 2008)
  • The Myth of the Addicted Army: Drug Use in Vietnam in Historical Perspective
    War and Society (September 2007)
  • The Phoenix Program Was a Disaster in Vietnam and Would Be in Afghanistan
    Article. HNN;History News Network.
  • The War on Drugs and the Politics of Failure: From the Vietnam to the Afghan Quagmire
    Article; HNN;History News Network.
  • Is Obama Aware of the History of Failure that Marks Our Drug War in Latin America?
    Article. HNN; History News Network.