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History Department

Lori Bogle


U.S. Social (Military, Diplomatic, Religious) History

  •  Phone: (410) 293-6256
  •  E-mail:
  •   Department of History, Sampson Hall
        The United States Naval Academy
        572 Holloway Road, Annapolis, MD 21402


  • Ph.D. - University of Arkansas
  • B.A. - Missouri Southern State College

Recent Publications

"TR's use of PR to Strengthen the Navy," Naval History (December 2007): 26-31.

"Why T.R. Sent the Great White Fleet," The Daybook (October 2007): 7-9.

"Chaplains in the Military," "Religion and War," and "Militant Liberty" for Encyclopedia of War and American Society (Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2006).

(with Midshipman Joel I. Holwitt), "The Best Quote Jones Never Wrote," Naval History(April 2004): 18-23.

"Women at Sea: 'It's all about leadership.'" United States Naval Institute Proceedings(March 2004): 93-96.

"Ethics and West Point in the Early Nineteenth Century," Conference Proceedings for the Military Education Symposium (Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, 2001).  This publication is pending and will be produced by Greenwood Press.


The Pentagon's Battle for the American Mind: The Early Cold War. (Texas A&M Press, 2004).

Current Project

Selling Sea Power: Theodore Roosevelt and Turn of the Century Naval Public Relations (publication forthcoming).

Recent Presentations

"Theodore Roosevelt: Selling Sea Power." Hampton Roads Naval Museum (Norfolk, Virginia), September 17, 2007 (invited speaker).

"Theodore Roosevelt and the Navy" Theodore Roosevelt and America's Place in the World Arena (Dickinson, North Dakota) September 13-15, 2007 (invited speaker).

"Evangelicals in the Military and the Code of Conduct" The International Symposium for Military Ethics (Springfield, Virginia) January 25-26, 2007.

"Religion in the U.S. Military," Forum for Philosophy and Religion, University of Mississippi (Oxford, Mississippi) September 15, 2005 (invited speaker).

"The President and the Corpse: Theodore Roosevelt, John Paul Jones, and the Creation of a National Icon" at U.S. Icons and Iconicity, Austria Association for American Studies (University of Graz, Austria) November 2003.

"Creating an American Will: The US Military and the Attempt to Create a National Character and Will, 1913-1964" at Frontlines: Gender, Identity, and War," Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) July 2002.

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