History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mark R. Stoneman

Mark R. Stoneman

Mark R. Stoneman

Adjunct Faculty

European History: Modern Germany, Modern Europe, War and Society, Historiography

Mark R. Stoneman specializes in modern Germany, in particular the Kaiserreich (1871–1918), and the military history of that period. He is also interested in modern European history more generally, especially social history, cultural history, and historiography. He earned his BA at Dartmouth College, his MA at the University of Augsburg (Germany), and his PhD at Georgetown University. His dissertation is entitled “Wilhelm Groener, Officering, and the Schlieffen Plan” (2006), and he has published articles on the Imperial German officer corps as well as the interactions between German soldiers and French civilians in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71). Besides teaching at George Mason University since 2006, he is an editor at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC, which he joined in 2010.

Courses Taught

HIST 100:  Western Civilization

HIST 314:  History of Germany in the 19th and 20th Centuries

HIST 388:  The Great War

HIST 388:  Approaches to European Military History

HIST 499:  Gender and Class in Modern Europe

HIST 606:  Themes in European History II

HIST 635:  War and Society in Modern Europe