Robert E. Hannigan, PhD

Scholar in Residence
Department of History

Phone: 617-973-1179
Fax: 617-723-7255
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 1040


  • PhD, Princeton University
  • MA, Princeton University
  • AB, Cornell University

Research Interests and Publications

Professor Hannigan's special area of training is the history of U.S. foreign relations. He has been a chair/commentator of sessions dealing with topics in U.S. foreign relations at annual meetings of the New England Historical Association and the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. At Suffolk, he has organized seminars on U.S. foreign relations attended by scholars from throughout the New England/New York area. He has helped to plan and teach courses on this field of study for Boston-area high school history teachers. He has attended the German-American Historical Symposium, held in Krefeld, Germany. He has written reviews for a variety of publications, including the American Historical Review. Professor Hannigan is especially interested in U.S. foreign relations in the early 20th century. In addition to articles dealing with that period, he is the author of The New World Power: American Foreign Policy, 1898-1917, published in 2002 by the University of Pennsylvania Press. He is currently writing a book on the subject of World War I and American foreign policy.