Brandan P Buck

Brandan P Buck

Brandan P Buck

Graduate Research Assistant

U.S. History: 20th century U.S. military and diplomatic history, U.S. Cold War foreign policy, U.S.-Afghan relations and the bureaucratic state.

Brandan is a PhD student in history and a Digital History Fellow at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. He is interested in 20th century U.S. history, particularly Cold War foreign policy and international relations.

Before attending GMU, Brandan was employed as an imagery and geospatial analyst with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. He previously served with the United States Army and Virginia Army National Guard.

Selected Publications

“Brokering a Buffer State: Afghan Neutrality and American Diplomacy, 1973–1979” International History Review, Feb 20, 2018

“‘The Mortar Between the Bricks’: Willis Conover and Global Jazz” Jazz Perspectives Dec 13, 2017


M.A. History - George Mason University (2016)

B.A. History - University of Denver (2009)