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David S Painter

Title

Associate Professor

Department

Faculty - SFS
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-7158

Location

605 ICC

Bio

David S. Painter teaches international history at Georgetown University. He is a past Director of Graduate Studies in the History Department, and was the founding Director of the Master of Arts in Global, Comparative, and International History program. In spring 2008, he was a visiting fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Before coming to Georgetown, he held positions at the Congressional Research Service, the US Department of Energy, and the US Department of State. He was educated at King College, the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Education

  • Ph.D. (1982) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US History
  • B.A. (1973) Oxford University, Modern History and Modern Languages (German)
  • B.A. (1970) King College, History

Languages

  • German (read)
  • Spanish (speak)