Dr. Stephen R. Ortiz
Associate Professor, PhD, 2004, University of Florida: 20th Century U.S., Political History, War and Society, National Security
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2004
Office: LT 715
Phone: (607) 777-5325
Dr. Ortiz's research and teaching interests range broadly in the political, military, diplomatic, and gender history of the twentieth-century United States. His book Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era examines U.S. veteran's policy and the political activism of military veterans during the interwar period. Ortiz's edited volume, Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States was published in 2012. He has published articles in the Journal of Policy History and the Journal of Military History. The latter article was awarded the 2007 Moncado Prize by the Society for Military History for best article in the 2006 Journal of Military History. In 2008, Dr. Ortiz was featured on the PBS program History Detectives. In 2010, his talk from the Roosevelt Reading Festival was broadcast on CSPAN2's BookTV. A lecture to a Binghamton University HIST 104 class on the New Deal aired on CSPAN 3 in 2011. Dr. Ortiz is currently working on a new book project titled Comrades in Arms: Veteran Organizations and the Politics of National Security, 1919-1961. More information can be found on Dr. Ortiz's webpage: https://sites.google.com/a/binghamton.edu/ortiz-homepage/.