Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D. International Studies, University of Denver, 1974
  • M.A., International Studies, University of Denver, 1970
  • B.A., Government and History, St. Lawrence University, 1968

Daniel M. Clayton is professor of history and the founder and director of the Regis University Center for the Study of War Experience. The center is a nationally recognized program in public history whose archival collections comprise several hundred hours of video recorded testimonies of war veterans. Clayton teaches courses in the field of European history, from the Early Modern period through the Cold War, as well as several integrated seminars in the Regis College core curriculum; he specializes in the study of war and memory.

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Modern European History
War Experience
The Holocaust

Recent Publications

War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 23, 2011, “Remembering World War Two,” 34-49.

War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 25, 2013, “They were soldiers, just like us,” pg 1.

“Getting to the Truth: Hemingway, Cather, and the Testimony of Two World Wars.” In War and Ink:  New Perspectives on Ernest Hemingway’s Early Life and Writings, Kent State University Press, 2014.

War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities, “Whitewashing World War II Sexual Memory,” (forthcoming) 2015.